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Undergraduate Nursing Programs

The UW Oshkosh undergraduate nursing program prepares caring and scholarly nurse leaders for entry into evidence-based practice. The undergraduate curriculum builds on the foundation of the arts, sciences, and humanities. The nursing courses incorporate cutting edge technology, diverse educational methodologies, and state of the art clinical laboratories.


The College of Nursing will build upon its tradition of developing caring and scholarly leaders who positively impact contemporary and future health care.

At the completion of the BSN Degree Program at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, graduates will:

  1. Apply knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world to generalist nursing practice.
  2. Demonstrate competence in skills related to patient care technology and information management.
  3. Formulate individual and population health promotion and disease prevention strategies.
  4. Communicate and collaborate with the health care team to improve healthcare outcomes when designing, providing, managing, and coordinating care.
  5. Manage care for individuals and groups applying healthcare policy and regulatory and professional standards.
  6. Integrate scientific evidence into nursing practice.
  7. Demonstrate caring in generalist nursing practice.
  8. Integrate professional values into generalist nursing practice.
  9. Synthesize knowledge necessary to begin generalist nursing practice.
  10. Support quality and safety as integral components to caregiving.
  11. Value individual responsibility for lifelong learning, leadership, ethics, sustainability, and engagement ass a member of the community and the profession.

Traditional Option

A five-semester program, primarily face-to-face, with some hybrid and online classes. Clinical rotations are supervised by College of Nursing instructors in local and regional healthcare facilities every semester.

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Accelerated Online Bachelor’s to BSN Option

The only program of its kind in the nation, the Accelerated Online BSN Option utilizes innovative technology to provide students with a previous bachelor’s degree the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 12 months.

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ADN or Diploma to BSN Option

The College of Nursing, in collaboration with UW System Schools, provides opportunities for Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Diploma students and/or graduates to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. These Bachelor of Science nursing courses are primarily online.

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