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Read an article from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) about increasing enrollment in Nursing and RN-to-BSN degree programs.

This is an excellent time to become a nurse.

Nursing is the nation's largest health care profession, with more than 3.1 million registered nurses nationwide.1 And through 2018, opportunities for RNs are expected to grow by more than 580,000 positions.2

Finlandia can help you get you nursing career on track ... and there's NO waiting list!

Regional MapFinlandia University is in the beautiful, historic town of Hancock in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. We're just minutes from the southern shores of Lake Superior; 216 miles east of Duluth, MN; 215 miles from Green Bay, WI; and 500 miles from Lansing, MI.


The 4-year BSN program ...

... is for students wishing to complete their first nursing degree. Finlandia coursework combines the theory and practice of nursing with learning in the humanities, social sciences, and biological and natural sciences. Finlandia BSN graduates are eligible to apply for the state of Michigan registered nurse licensure examination (NCLEX-RN), an exam required for professional nusing practice. LEARN MORE ...

The RN-to-BSN Completion program ... 

... is designed for practicing RNs who have already completed either an associates degree in nursing (ADN) or a diploma in nursing and are practicing as a Registered Nurse. LEARN MORE ...

What's different about Finlandia?

  • Apply anytime.

  • No waiting list! You may qualify to start in January 2013.

  • No additional out-of-state tuition

  • Attend full- or part-time

  • Instructors are experienced, professional nurses

  • Small classes and low student-to-teacher ratio

  • Free tutoring and study help

  • Student-nurses begin clinical site visits in the sophomore year

  • Exceptional amount of hands-on learning: overall, student-nurses spend 1,100 hours or more in a hands-on learning lab and at off-campus clinical sites

  • Online and independent study courses (RN-to-BSN Only)

  • Scholarships and financial aid may be available

  • Intensive NCLEX preparation help

1U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
2U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

IMPORTANT:  As for all health care careers, the state of Michigan requires that a Nursing student must not have been convicted of a felony that will prevent the student from participating at clinical sties or receiving a licesnse to practice in the state of Michigan.