Why Study Nursing at Madonna University in Metro Detroit?

Metro Detroit is home to more than four million people, making it the second largest metropolitan area in the Midwest behind Chicago. The Detroit area offers accelerated nursing students the perfect combination of culture, business, outdoor activities and entertainment. Most importantly, it provides a growing healthcare industry seeking qualified registered nurses with BSNs.

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If you choose to study nursing in Madonna University’s ABSN program in metro Detroit, you will have the chance to receive a comprehensive education in a vibrant city filled with exciting healthcare opportunities.

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Exceptional Healthcare Partnerships

Clinical rotations are your first opportunity to gain real-world nursing experience. When you enroll in Madonna’s ABSN program, you will complete clinical rotations at various healthcare facilities throughout the metro Detroit area with our clinical partner, Ascension Michigan, a non-profit and Catholic-based healthcare system.

This valuable partnership allows you to build your clinical confidence and professional network. You will work alongside and under healthcare professionals’ guidance, building a solid nursing foundation to serve you throughout your career.

While we cannot guarantee where you will complete clinical rotations, you will explore specialty nursing areas such as medical-surgical nursing, mental health and pediatrics, which will help you hone your nursing skills and plan your future.

Increasing Demand for Registered Nurses

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Michigan ranks within the country’s top ten states for employed nurses. It is projected to grow 8% between 2020 and 2032 with 6,350 job openings — higher than the national average of 6%. Additionally, the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area employs the most nurses in the state, with 43,040 nurses as of 2022 (BLS).

The median salary for registered nurses in the Detroit metro area is $81,050 (BLS). Starting your nursing career in metro Detroit provides you with many exciting career opportunities where you can further develop your nursing skills and grow your career.

Moving to the Motor City

Our ABSN program is only partially online. While you will complete online coursework, you must also be able to attend simulation labs and clinical rotations in the metro Detroit area. So, if you need to relocate to enroll in our ABSN program, metro Detroit is the perfect place to call home. In addition to the superior healthcare community, metro Detroit offers an incredible food and arts scene. You’ll love discovering all that the Detroit metro area offers.

Things to Do in Metro Detroit

Top museums, zoos and an incredible food scene are only the beginning of what you can do in and around Detroit. When you need a break from your nursing studies, you’ll find Detroit is home to dozens of historic theaters, music venues and more than a dozen beautiful Metroparks covering more than 25,000 acres. While the city offers countless things to see and do, these attractions are the most popular among residents and tourists.

  • Detroit Riverfront
  • Belle Isle Park
  • Comerica Park
  • Greektown District
  • Fox Theater
  • Motown Museum
  • Campus Martius Park
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Amenities Close to Our Learning Site

Metro Detroit has a thriving food scene with something for everyone. Whether looking for a quick bite after class, a night out or showing friends and family around, there is a restaurant for every occasion. Below is a selection of restaurants within driving distance of Madonna’s ABSN Learning Site:

  • Kerby’s Koney Island (hot dogs and chili)
  • Pho Chopstix (Vietnamese)
  • Daebak Korean BBQ
  • The Jamaican Pot
  • Baker’s Keyboard Lounge (jazz music and soul food)

Visiting friends and family will have many hotel options near our ABSN Learning Site, conveniently located within driving distance to grocery stores, Target and other stores where you can find what you need to settle in. Downtown Detroit also offers plenty of shopping destinations to explore during your free time.

  • Kroger
  • Best Buy
  • Sam’s Club
  • Target
  • Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit 

Explore Madonna’s ABSN Site in Metro Detroit

Our ABSN Learning Site also includes conference rooms where you will meet with other students and faculty to discuss what you have learned in simulation labs. There are also student lockers to store your items safely while attending class. Our ABSN Learning Site is a safe place to learn and meet with your peers for study sessions and to complete coursework.

If you choose to earn your BSN through our ABSN program, you will spend much of your time at our ABSN Learning Site in metro Detroit. Our Learning Site is home to nursing skills labs and simulation labs equipped with high-fidelity manikins and state-of-the-art clinical equipment in hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Attend Madonna University’s ABSN Program

Madonna University’s ABSN Learning Site is located at 25925 Telegraph Road, Suite 401, Southfield, MI 48033.

Our operating hours are Monday through Friday between 8 am to 5 pm.

Our contact number is (844) 319-2107.

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Start Your Nursing Journey Today

Madonna University’s ABSN program in metro Detroit is now enrolling! If you feel called to become a nurse, contact our dedicated admissions representatives to learn more about the program and your next steps.