Nursing Schools in Michigan - MI

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Michigan nursing programs have been turning away hundreds of overly qualified applicants in recent years due to the shortage of nursing faculty at nursing schools and teaching hospitals. Michigan’s nursing shortage has been growing ever since. This should not be taken as a negative. Much attention is being dedicated to solving the shortage and with the recent recession, how to solve the shortage of jobs for new graduates from nursing programs. These issues won't be resolved overnight.

Online Nursing Schools in Michigan

Nursing schools in Michigan have been working closely with the state of Michigan to find solutions to the shortage of nurse educators and the nursing shortage impacting the state. The result has been a focus on increasing admittance to nursing programs in the state, development of additional clinical sites and incentives for becoming nursing faculty. Becoming a Nurse in Michigan can be a rewarding and challenging path. The competitiveness for nursing program spots as well as for jobs is a testament to what this field offers and should continue to offer.

This site features online and campus based nursing schools in Michigan. The online nursing programs are CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited and offer an excellent alternative to the wait lists at many of the Michigan campus based nursing programs. An online nursing program offers courses that are nearly identical to campus programs and clinical rotations at the same teaching institutions. These online nursing schools offer RN to BSN and MSN programs including a nurse educator certificate for those already holding an MSN or in the process of earning their MSN.

The University of Phoenix School of Nursing has nine campus locations in Michigan offering BSN and MSN programs for registered nurses. The University of Phoenix School of Nursing is an arm of one of the country’s largest private universities.

Michigan Nursing Job Outlook and Salary Information

The job outlook for nurses in Michigan is very promising due in large part to the nursing shortage plaguing the state. Nurses can pretty much draw up their own contract at most Michigan hospitals or any health care agency for that matter. Those nurses holding their BSN are in the highest demand. A BSN in nursing is becoming a standard requirement at most hospitals in Michigan and is a must have if you are looking to advance your career and continue to earn higher salaries or pursue a specialty. reports that the median annual salary for a staff nurse (RN) in Detroit is $65,973, in Grand Rapids $61,298, in Lansing $62,475. Nursing salaries in Michigan will depend on location, experience and specialty.

Michigan Board of Nursing Approved Baccalaureate Programs (Registered Nurse Programs)

Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104

Calvin College
3201 Burton Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Davenport University
Mable Engle Bldg.
415 E. Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Eastern Michigan University
311 Marshall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Ferris State University
200 Ferris Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Finlandia University
601 Quincy Street
Hancock, MI 49930

Grand Valley State University
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401

Hope College
35 E. 12th Street
Holland, MI 49423

Lake Superior State University
650 Easterday Ave.
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150

Michigan State University
A230 Life Sciences Building
East Lansing, MI 48824

Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI 49855

Oakland University
428 O'Dowd Hall
Rochester, MI 48063

Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road
University Center 48710

University of Detroit - Mercy
8200 West Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48219

University of Michigan - Flint
303 East Kearsley Rm. 516 CROB
Flint, MI 48502

University of Michigan
400 N. Engalls #1320
Ann Arbor, MI 48202

Wayne State University
5557 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008


Michigan Board of Nursing Approved Associate's Degrees in Nursing

Alpena Community College
666 Johnson Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Baker College - Cadillac
9600 13th Street
Cadilac, MI 49601

Baker College Clinton Township
34950 Little Mack Avenue
Clinton Township, MI 48035

Baker College Muskegon
1903 Marquette Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442 - 1490

Baker College of Owosso
1020 South Washington
Owosso, MI 48867

Baker College of Flint
1050 West Bristol Road
Flint, MI 48507 - 5508

Bay de Noc Community College
2001 N. Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829

Davenport University
3555 East Patrick Road
Midland, MI 48642

Davenport University
27650 Dequindre Road
Warren, MI 48092

Delta College
University Center 48710

Glen Oaks Community College
62249 Shimmer Road
Centreville, MI 49032

Gogebic CommunityCollege
E4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI 49938

Grand Rapids Community College
143 Bostwick Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Henry Ford Community College
5101 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128

Jackson Community College
2111 Emmons Road
Jackson, MI 49201

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
6767 West O Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Kellogg Community College
450 North Ave.
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Kirtland Community College
10775 N. St. Helen Road
Roscommon, MI 48653

Lake Michigan College
2755 E. Napier Ave.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Lansing Community College
422 N. Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933

Macomb County Community College
44575 Garfield Road
Mt. Clemens, MI 48044

Mid-Michigan Community College
1375 S. Clare Ave.
Harrison, MI 48625

Monroe County Community College
1555 Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161

Montcalm Community College
2800 College Drive
Sidney, MI 48885

Mott Community College
1401 East Court Street
Flint, MI 48503

Muskegon Community College
221 S. Quarterline Road
Muskegon, MI 49442

North Central Michigan College
1515 Howard Street
Petoskey, MI 49770

Northwestern Michigan College
1701 East Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686

Oakland Community College
7350 Cooley Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48327

St. Clair County Community College
323 Erie Street
Port Huron, MI 48061

Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152

Southwestern Michigan College
58900 Cherry Grove Road
Dowagiac, MI 49047

Wastenaw Community College
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Wayne County Community College
8551 Greenfield
Detroit, MI 48228

West Shore Community College
3000 N. Stiles Road
Scottville, MI 49454


(Source: Michigan Board of Nursing)

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