- Brett Fortune ‘17
- Hometown: Wooster, Ohio
- Major: Nursing
I chose to major in nursing because it is a hands-on major that requires lifelong learning. Plus, the opportunity to make a huge impact in someone's life is exciting and meaningful.
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The University of Mount Union has a long tradition of preparing students to be compassionate and caring citizens which is the foundation for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. As a nursing major, you will pursue academic, clinical and professional excellence that will lead to a meaningful professional nursing career. Nurses care for patients, families and communities and make up an indispensable component of our nation’s healthcare delivery system.
Students enrolled in the direct-entry BSN program at Mount Union will benefit from a new science facility with state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, which provide an exceptional venue for foundational science courses integral to the nursing curriculum. Schedule a campus visit today to see for yourself. The campus also has a long-term working relationship with Alliance Community Hospital and Cleveland Clinic.
What makes Mount Union’s BSN program unique is the University’s strong background in liberal arts and an extensive number of clinical practicum opportunities across Northeast Ohio. The program consists of a rigorous curriculum that will prepare students to be leaders in the nursing profession.
The BSN is now one of the fastest growing options for those seeking to practice nursing. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) recommends that the BSN become the entry-level degree for professional nurses. According to the Bureau for Labor Statistics, employment in the field of nursing is projected to increase 26% with 711,900 more nursing jobs needed by 2020.
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