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RN to BSN Bridge Programs in Wisconsin

The RN to MSN, also known as ADN to MSN, programs offered in Wisconsin allow registered nurses with an associate's or diploma in nursing to transition through the baccalaureate education and into the master's education moving directly into leadership and advanced practice nursing roles. Some of the more popular specialization options include nurse educator, nursing management or administration and various advanced practice areas.

RN to MSN Online Programs in Wisconsin with no Residency Requirements

Courses generally cover the core areas of nursing research, professional practice and clinical as well as courses in the student's chosen area of concentration. Students carrying a full time course schedule can often complete an RN to MSN programs in three years. More flexible options are available, including online formats. The online RN to MSN is a popular option for many registered nurses with varying or full work schedules and those that do not live within a convenient distance of a nursing school.

Many areas of specialization are offered through online RN to MSN programs, with the exception of advanced practice. Online RN to MSN programs with the advanced practice specialization are a bit limited due to clinical requirements. Those that do offer advanced practice specializations with clinical requirements make every effort to arrange clinical sites near or in the student's local geography or region. This being said, there are some available and they can be found listed below along with the other specializations that prepare nurses for positions in high demand. Many of the online programs carry national accreditation by the CCNE or NLNAC. You may also be interested in the RN to BSN programs in Wisconsin.

Schools Offering Online RN to MSN Programs in Wisconsin

Capella University Online

Programs: MSN - RN-to-MSN Diabetes Nursing (CCNE-accredited), MSN - RN-to-MSN Nurse Educator (CCNE-accredited), MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing Leadership and Admin (CCNE-accredited), MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited)

Capella University

Programs: RN-to-MSN Diabetes Nursing (Online), RN-to-MSN General Nursing (Online), RN-to-MSN Gerontology Nursing (Online), RN-to-MSN Nurse Educator (Online), RN-to-MSN Nursing Leadership and Administration (Online)

Frontier Nursing University

Program: ADN-MSN Bridge - Nurse-Midwifery (Online)

Gonzaga University

Program: RN to MSN (Online)

Grand Canyon University

Programs: MBA and MSN - Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge) (Online), MSN - Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist (Bridge) (Online), MSN - Public Health (Bridge) (Online)

Loyola University New Orleans

Program: BLEND Program (MSN Bridge)

Regis University

Programs: RN to Master of Science in Nursing - Education (Online), RN to Master of Science in Nursing - Management (Online)

South University

Programs: Accelerated RN-to-MSN (Online), Accelerated RN-to-MSN - Nurse Educator (Online), RN-to-MSN - Nurse Administrator (Online), RN-to-MSN - Nurse Educator (Online), RN-to-MSN - Nursing Informatics (Online)

Western Governors University

Programs: M.S. Nursing - Education (RN to MSN Option) (Online), M.S. Nursing --Leadership and Management (RN to MSN Option) (Online)

Gonzaga University

Programs: RN to MSN - Health Systems Leadership, RN to MSN - Nurse Educator

Grand Canyon University

Programs: Bridge to MS in Nursing: Nursing Education (RN License Required), MBA and MS in Nursing - Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge), MS in Nursing - Health Care Informatics (Bridge), MS in Nursing - Leadership in Health Care Systems (RN License Required) (Bridge), MS in Nursing - Public Health (Bridge)

Herzing University

Program: Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Bridge

Loyola University New Orleans Online

Program: BLEND Program (MSN Bridge)

Nebraska Methodist College

Program: RN to MSN / Educator or Executive

South University

Programs: Master of Science in Nursing - Accelerated RN-MSN, Master of Science in Nursing - Accelerated RN-MSN - Adult Health Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science in Nursing - Accelerated RN-MSN - Nurse Educator

Western Governors University

Programs: M.S. in Nursing - Education (RN to MSN Option), M.S. in Nursing - Leadership and Management (RN to MSN Option)

Nursing Schools Based in Wisconsin Offering RN to MSN Programs

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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

UWM provides an RN to MSN program designed for Registered Nurses that would like to expand their career opportunities. Request information today!

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Marian University School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN to MSN

Marian University
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699
1-800-2-MARIAN

Marquette University College of Nursing

Programs Offered: Direct Entry BSN for associate's educated nurses holding a bachelor's in another field

Marquette University College of Nursing
Clark Hall
530 N. 16th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
414-288-3812

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire - College of Nursing

Programs Offered: BSN Completion

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
College of Nursing and Health Sciences Nursing Rm 101
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
715-836-5287

University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Nursing

Programs Offered: Traditional BSN, RN to BSN

University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Nursing
Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-2455
608-263-5200

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