Learn to provide truly excellent care

If you want to be the kind of nurse who excels at caring competently and with compassion, Malone's baccalaureate nursing program equips you to be an excellent nurse who cares deeply for others.  From your very first nursing course, you will learn that this type of nursing - the best you can be - isn't just possible, but it's what nursing employers in the region have come to expect from Malone graduates.

Why study Nursing at Malone?

Every eligible applicant is accepted directly into the nursing major - no wait list here! You will begin nursing courses during your first year and begin clinicals in your third semester, allowing you to recieve hands-on experience early in your college career. That kind of clinical practice makes your transition into the world of professional nursing much easier. It's what makes you stand out to prospective employers.

  • Our graduates consistently exceed the national average 1st time NCLEX pass rate to become an RN. 
  • 100% of our 2018 and 2019 graduates passed the licensure exam (NCLEX) on their first attempt.
  • 100% of job-seeking graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation. 
  • 21st-century healthcare simulation experiences, robust clinical placements, and personalized academic support from professional RNs and experienced faculty mean you are practice-ready upon graduation.
  • Individualized academic advising begins in your freshman year. You will know and be known by your adviser quickly and personally.

Research & internship opportunities

At Malone, you'll gain firsthand experience through volunteering with the Hartville Migrant Clinic or Akron Children's Hospital's ASCEND Program. There also are numerous opportunities to pursue and present research with our faculty or independently at our annual Student Research Symposium. In addition, students have enjoyed presenting at national conferences. This is excellent preparation for graduate school—and your career. 

View course curriculum

The Nursing major curriculum is listed in the official Academic Catalog.

catalog buttonsOnce in the catalog, you can use the buttons (pictured left) located at the upper right of the page to plan your courses, save courses to your own personalized catalog, print, and more! 

The Akron Children's Hospital/Malone University Connection

“A nurse is who I am, so in my job I get to combine my passions to be an advocate for nurses as we introduce new technology that saves lives and provides better patient care.”

Tammy Troyer
RN, BSN, MSN Nursing