Maria Satre graduated from Capital University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After graduation, she worked in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She later worked in the same facility on a medical pediatric unit specializing in children with respiratory, nephrology, neurology, and pharmacology alterations. After moving back to Columbus, Ohio, Maria worked as an Education Specialist in Ohio Health's Elizabeth Blackwell Center teaching birth preparation and newborn care classes to expectant families. She returned to Capital University in 2004 to earn her Master of Science in Nursing Degree while she worked as clinical faculty at Columbus State Community College and Capital University. Maria worked as a full-time faculty member at Capital University from 2008 to 2012 and returned in 2015. She continues to work as an Registered Nurse at Nationwide Children's Hospital in the Physician Consultation and Transfer Department and obtained her Certified Pediatric Nurse certification in 2015.