The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is an accelerated program designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field. Nursing theory courses are offered fully online. In-person components include clinical rotations near the student’s home community and three on-campus experiences.
The accelerated program is academically rigorous, with students typically spending 8 to 12 hours a day on coursework. Clinical rotations allow students to gain experience with clinical specialties including adults, obstetrics, mental health, pediatrics, geriatrics, and community health.
Coursework for this online Nursing degree includes:
- Health assessment
- Adult health with pharmacologic implications
- Legal and ethical care
- Mental health theory
- Leadership and management
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Resume/CV, Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Interview, Criminal Background Check
- The program requires three on-campus residencies: orientation weekend, a two-week lab/clinical combination, and advaced concepts/capstone week.
- Applicants must have a non-nursing bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
- Certification as a nursing assistant is required. Work experience as a CNA is strongly recommended.
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