Earn Your University of Wisconsin Nursing Bachelor's

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You need a BSN degree—but you’re busy. Not to worry. You can complete an accredited University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree online. And you can even decide how you want to learn by choosing the path that best fits you: UW Flexible Option (competency-based instruction) or BSN@Home (traditional, semester-based instruction).

Who can apply? Admissions is open to Registered nurses who hold an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing with a 2.5 cumulative GPA. (Current ADN students may be eligible to enroll as a special student.)


Which RN to BSN Path Is Right for You?

You have your associate degree in nursing and an RN license. Now, you need to complete your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to move your career forward. University of Wisconsin System offers two online options, both designed for busy nurses like you, to earn your degree as conveniently as possible.


Are you looking for a traditional instructor-directed online program? Earn a BSN degree from one of six University of Wisconsin campuses: UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Oshkosh, or UW-Stevens Point.

  • Complete a curriculum that combines the expertise of UW nursing faculty at six campuses
  • Engage with other nursing students
  • Pay affordable tuition
  • Take courses on a semester schedule
    • All core courses are offered online, asynchronously every term (fall, spring, summer)
    • 7 and 14-week course options available in fall and spring.


Prefer to study independently? Earn a UW-Milwaukee BSN online through the competency-based UW Flexible Option.

  • Work at your own pace
  • Use your nursing experience to progress through the curriculum faster
  • Save time and money on your degree
  • Start any month
  • Earn a degree from the nationally recognized UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing


nursingonline.wisconsin.edu program is a collaboration of:

  • UW-Eau Claire
  • UW-Green Bay
  • UW-Madison
  • UW-Milwaukee
  • UW-Oshkosh
  • UW-Stevens Point