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.

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Nursing Schools Based in Wisconsin Offering RN to MSN Programs

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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The nursing programs are CCNE accredited.

Programs Offered: RN-to-BSN, BSN, RN-to-MSN, MSN, MSN/MBA, Post-Master’s Certificate, BSN-to-PhD, DNP. Specialty areas for applicants of all Masters programs: Adult CNS, Community Health CNS, Family NP, Health Professional Education Certificate, Maternal/Child Health CNS, Nursing Systems CNS, Psych/Mental Health CNS

Marian University School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN to MSN

Marian University,
45 S. National Ave.,
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699,

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,

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,

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,

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