Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program


The largest nursing program in Wisconsin, UWM prepares the graduate to practice as beginning generalists in a variety of settings. The graduate will possess knowledge or skills that qualify her/him to pursue life-long learning in advanced study.

BS in Nursing (traditional program)

This program is for first-year student, transfer, and second-degree* students who want to earn a Bachelor of Science in nursing. Classes are offered at two campus locations (Milwaukee and Parkside). Pre-nursing courses are also available at UW-Washington County.

*Second Degree students also have the option to pursue a
Master of Nursing (MN) through the Direct-Entry Program. 

RN-BS CompletionThis flexible program is for the registered nurse who holds a diploma or associate degree in nursing and who wishes to earn a baccalaureate degree.


RN-MNThis program is for the registered nurse who holds a diploma or associate degree in nursing and who wishes to earn a Master of Nursing degree. 

The program is fully accredited by the State of Wisconsin Board of Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is nationally recognized for its quality.