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Graduate Program

RN to BSN to MSN


Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

  • The College of Nursing’s MSN emphases prepare bachelor’s degree-holding students for a career leading to advanced roles in nursing, as a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) or Nurse Educator (NE).  The CNL and NE emphases are 100% online.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • The College of Nursing's DNP Program prepares advanced practice nurses and advanced nurse administrators for the highest level of nursing practice.  The MSN to DNP is offered in a hybrid, part-time plan of study.  The BSN to DNP with FNP specialization began in 2012.

  • The BSN to DNP Program is offered in a hybrid part-time or full-time plan of study.

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Graduate Program Certificate

  • The 100% online Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Certificate allows students who already hold a master’s degree in nursing to complete the necessary requirements for CNL certification and practice.

  • The 100% online Nurse Educator (NE) Certificate allows students to attain the National League for Nursing (NLN) Competencies for Nurse Educators and meet requirements for national certification.

  • In the Healthcare Informatics Certificate students gain the necessary knowledge to fill Healthcare Informatics professional roles. Nurses who complete the Healthcare Informatics Certificate Program are eligible to take the Informatics Nursing Certification Exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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 Questions?  Contact us at or 920-424-2106 with any questions regarding the College of Nursing Graduate Program. 


University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
College of Nursing
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Oshkosh, WI 54901 8660
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