Marshall University Nursing School Review


Marshall University (MU), located in Huntington, West Virginia, and founded in 1926 is home to over 14,000 students from 46 states and 52 foreign countries.

The Nursing programs offered at St. Mary’s School of Nursing at Marshall University include an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing (ASN), a Licensed Practical Nurse to Registered Nurse Bridge (LPN to RN), a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN), with an option for Registered Nurses (RN to BSN).

The Associate of Science in Nursing degree is two years in duration and two classes are admitted every year in the Fall and Winter semesters. In order to apply to the nursing programs at St. Mary’s School of Nursing at Marshall University, individuals must hold a high school GPA of 3.0 or above and a minimum ACT composite score of 21. Applicants must hold a “C” grade at minimum in any college courses already taken and must hold a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must hold a minimum “C” grade on any non-nursing courses completed with a minimum 2.0 QPA on all college work attempted at Marshall University with a minimum 2.0 QPA on all college work completed in general.

The nursing programs at Marshall University are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Clinical practice experience is conducted at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital, Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, Mariner Health Care Center, Woodlands Retirement Center and a variety of physician offices and community-based health care facilities.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Marshall University prepares graduates to work in a variety of healthcare institutions including hospitals, physicians’ offices, long-term care facilities, hospices and many other healthcare environments. Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Marshall University go on to apply to write the NCLEX-RN examination, in order to become a licensed Registered Nurse. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program includes clinical practicum at a variety of healthcare institutions including; Cabell Hun­tington Hospital, River Park Hospital, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Veterans Administration Medical Center, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, King’s Daughters Medical Center (Ashland, Kentucky), Pleasant Valley Hospital (Point Pleasant, WV), Holzer Medical Center (Gallipolis, OH) and others. Students can also take their clinical practicum at doctors’ offices, schools, and various other healthcare establishments.

Master of Science in Nursing Programs (MSN)

Marshall University offers a variety of specializations in the Master of Science in Nursing Program including; Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education and Nurse-Midwifery. Individuals applying to any of the Master of Science in Nursing specializations at Marshall College must hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in order to apply. Applicants must show their nursing licensure, as well as transcripts from accredited institutions prior to being admitted into the Master of Science in Nursing program at Marshall University. Individuals will also be asked to submit immunization records and CPR certification, prior to enrollment into any of the nursing programs at Marshall University.

Contact:
Marshall University
1 John Marshall Drive,
Huntington, WV 25755
Phone: (304) 696-3170

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