Master of Science In Nursing
The College of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh offers a MSN program that blends the most current theoretical foundations of advanced nursing with evidence-based practice to prepare bachelor's degree-holding nurses for advanced nursing roles.
Application: Clinical Nurse Leader and Nurse Educator applications are available July 1st through February 28th. Application/fee along with official transcripts must be RECEIVED by February 28th to the Graduate Studies Office to be eligible.
CNL Emphasis ONLY: Application deadline is December 1st for those seeking VA Scholarship through their employer.
Interview (Eligible Applicants): Interview dates will be February 25th and March 3rd, 2014 for Fall 2014 admission. More information to follow.
Orientation: TBD. Orientation is mandatory for all new admits.
Clinical Nurse Leader Emphasis
The College of Nursing's MSN Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) emphasis prepares nurses for leadership roles in healthcare. CNLs oversee the care coordination of a distinct group of patients, actively provide direct patient care in complex situations, evaluate patient outcomes, and have decision-making authority to change care plans when necessary.
The 37-credit CNL emphasis is offered in a 2-year full-time or 3-year part-time plan of study.
Nurse Educator Emphasis
The MSN Nurse Educator (NE) emphasis prepares students for positions as nurse educators in healthcare systems or as entry-level instructors in academic settings. Students acquire advanced knowledge of nursing educational systems, curriculum, instructional technology, learning environments, communication strategies, and teaching skills.
The 37-credit NE emphasis is offered in a 2-year full-time or 3-year part-time plan of study.