MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – Michigan Tech has announced that it is absorbing Finlandia University’s nursing school, growing its own program on the Husky campus. They will not be utilizing any Finlandia space and anticipate 20 students coming over from the university. Over the next 2 months, Michigan Tech University is working to prepare spaces for teaching labs, lectures, and faculty to form the new bachelor program on campus.
“We have the capacity for the program of course we have the new…so long term we have some options as to where to house the program long term but to start with this fall we will have an existing space on the Michigan Techs campus,” said Senior V.P. of Academic Affairs, Dr. Storer.
Michigan Tech is now in the process of absorbing the faculty, all of whom are interested in joining the universities new nursing program and the program is anticipated to be offered this upcoming fall semester.