Concordia University Wisconsin
12800 N Lake Shore Dr.
Mequon, Wisconsin 53097
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Nursing Programs OfferedBSN Programs
DNP Programs (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
Pre-Nursing Studies - Associate's degree
RN to BSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
Concordia University Wisconsin is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world.
The BS Completion for RN Program offers registered nurses the ability to work full time, and take one class at a time over a 1 to 9 week period. Focusing on one class enables the adult learner to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing on a full or part-time basis in a two-year time frame. Additionally, coursework in the BS Completion for RN program is unique to baccalaureate education and builds on the foundation of the RN’s previous education and expertise.
-Complete the program within two years
-Accelerated on-site classes in Mequon, Waukesha, Kenosha, and Green Bay
-Individual academic advising
-Distinguished nursing faculty
-Clinical experience individualized and coordinated by you as a student at your work setting and community
-Emphasis on mind, body, spirit
-CCNE accredited program
-Admission to program year round; with classes starting monthly
-Up to 90 credits transferrable
-No testing of prior nursing knowledge
-Articulation agreements: MATC, Waukesha County Technical College, Bryant and Stratton, Lake Shore Technical College
BSN Program Details
-Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above upon entering sophomore year.
-Anatomy and Physiology I & II, Microbiology, Chemistry and NURS 100 must be completed with a grade of C or higher upon entering sophomore year.
-Students must be CPR and CNA certified by spring semester of sophomore year for clinical practicum.
-Core Liberal Arts courses available
-Hospital/Community clinical offered in spring of sophomore year
-Cross-cultural and global health experiences offered in Belize and Costa Rica
-Individualized attention and support services for student success
-Nursing instructors possess strong clinical background and academic preparedness in nursing education
-Multi-bed high fidelity simulation lab and hands-on skills lab
-NCLEX pass rates above national average
-Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited through 2014
-Active Student Nurses Association
-Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
-Financial Assistance/Scholarships available
MSN Program Details
The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed to prepare and help professional nurse leaders fulfill their advanced practice nursing roles as family nurse practitioners, geriatric nurse practitioners, and nurse educators. Graduates will reflect the critical thinking and professional skills needed for future nurse leaders in both the clinical as well as the academic areas. Graduate level scholarly inquiry based on theoretically or clinically directed research will provide the foundation for fulfillment of the professional standards and core competencies of advanced practice nursing.
-Part-time and full-time options are available.
-Our advanced health assessment course provides cutting edge opportunities for learning with experts.
-Clinical faculty members are involved in clinical practice and bring current practice to the classroom.
-Our global perspectives course allows students to participate in experiences that enhance cultural competency and provide service to others.
-Courses are built on a Christian foundation.
-Our E-Learning options are designed for students whose schedules require flexibility. Course module materials range from books and workbooks. Students that plan on doing the program exclusively through E-Learning will be required to attend one class on campus. Advanced Health Assessment meets for two weeks in the first and second week of January prior to beginning clinical courses.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Details
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is Concordia’s newest degree program, and its second doctoral program, and was launched to meet the changing and complex needs of the healthcare environment today. The purpose of the DNP is to allow prepare advanced practice nurses at the highest level of independent nursing practice and will advance the application of nursing knowledge for the purpose of improving health care for diverse populations. It also prepares advanced practice nurses with the skills and knowledge to provide safe, high quality, cost-effective, coordinated and comprehensive clinical care grounded in evidence-based practice, and improve health care for diverse populations. As a graduate, you will be prepared to act as change agents exemplifying ethical leadership principles necessary for the changing healthcare system.
All courses will be delivered in an E-Learning format. E-Learning involves use of several teaching methods employed in a web based course management system. Although the entire program will be available through the flexible format, students must attend an initial and final cohort group meeting on the Concordia Campus in Mequon, WI.
-The post master’s DNP curriculum builds on master’s level courses in theoretical foundations, research methods, advanced pathophysiology, advanced health assessment, pharmacology, and a clinical area of concentration.
-DNP faculty represents a multidisciplinary team that will provide an expertise in areas of research, business leadership, health policy, immunology, informatics, biostatistics and epidemiology.
-Clinical faculty members are certified advanced practice nurses involved in clinical practice and bring current practice experience to the learning environment.
-Courses are built on a Christian foundation attending to students mind, body and spirit.
-Accelerated eight-week classes, in a flexible E-Learning format, make the program manageable for most working professionals.
-The deadline for fall is April 1st of each year.