University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201
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Nursing Programs OfferedAccelerated MSN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
RN to MSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
The flexible RN to BS program is for the registered nurse who holds a diploma or associate degree in nursing and who wishes to earn a baccalaureate degree. Students can progress through this undergraduate program on a full-time and part-time basis. Most students complete their degree in two to four years.
The BSN@Home program is available through the joint efforts of the nursing programs of five University of Wisconsin campuses. The BSN@Home program gives the option of doing most course work online. Some nursing classes can be taken at off-campus sites.
Graduates of the Wisconsin Technical College System earn a minimum of 60 credits toward your degree.
BSN Program Details
The traditional nursing program is offered at three campuses: UW-Milwaukee, UW-Parkside, and UW-Washington County. The program is comprised of pre-nursing and professional coursework, therefore admission is a two-step process. The first step is to apply to the appropriate campus to complete pre-nursing coursework. The second step is to apply to the professional nursing major after the majority of pre-nursing coursework is successfully completed.
MSN Program Details
The curriculum builds on the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing foundation and provides the groundwork for practice. The required 33 credits of the MN curriculum can be taken as a full-time or part-time student.
Upon completion of the MN program, graduates will be eligible to write the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Certification examination.
RN to MSN Program Details
The program facilitates the achievement of a master's degree in a curriculum that allows students to complete 9 credits of graduate work while enrolled in the baccalaureate program.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Details
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing provides focused doctoral nursing education for advanced nursing practice. The degree represents the highest academic preparation in clinical nursing. This 64 credit program allows students to focus in one of the following clinical specialization areas:
Advanced Practice Tracks:
-Family Nurse Practitioner
-Clinical Nurse Specialist
- Psych-Mental Health