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Future Nurses

Find Support and Prepare for a Nursing Career

The Future Nurses Living Learning Community at Walsh University expands and fosters the academic and professional experience of incoming students considering a career in nursing. Students receive peer mentorship from current nursing students and designated study sessions with facilitators. Facets such as meeting guest speakers from various fields within the health care profession and visiting health care facilities allow community members to increase their understanding of the nursing profession. This community promotes a culture of academic excellence and participation in scholarly, leadership, and service activities.

Program Benefits

  • Personal relationships with Science faculty and upperclassmen Nursing students
  • Gain a broad understanding of career opportunities within the nursing field
  • Experiential learning opportunities to emphasize pre-nursing course work
  • Following the LLC year and pending successful completion of NURS 220, the cost of members’ first official background check related to nursing will be covered

What types of experiential learning opportunities are provided?

  • Off campus tours of health care facilities
  • Guest speakers from various health care professions
  • Participation in various leadership and service activities

Admissions Criteria

  • Nomination to apply from the student's Walsh University Admissions Counselor
  • Good academic standing
  • 2.75 High School GPA
  • Submitted application

What are students saying about the program?

“Living with other future nurses who share your interests and goal in going into the Nursing profession is a great way to have that support system of peers who can help you so much through your first year of coursework and decisions.” – Emma Hoffman, Class of 2018