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Additional Information

  • General education courses must be taken first in the RN to BSN at Home program in order to meet the time to the Master's degree.

  • The MSN courses that may be taken as RN to BSN (BSN at Home) electives include:

    • 702 Health Care Policy & Politics (2 cr)

    • 703 Health Promotion (2 cr)

    • 707 Epidemiology (2 cr)

    • 708 Ethics (2 cr)

    • 719 Theory (3 cr)

  • A grade of B or better must be attained in graduate courses and health assessment with a lab.

  • During the last 2 BSN semesters, interested students should apply to the graduate program; students are considered ‘special students’ until accepted.

  • Taking a graduate course does not mean acceptance into the graduate program. Students must apply to the graduate program.

  • Graduate tuition is paid for graduate courses

  • The 5-year limit to the Master's degree from the time of first graduate course must be maintained.

  • Students must meet prerequisite requirements for the graduate program including a 3 credit introductory statistics course within five years of admission (descriptive and inferential stats), a 3 credit health assessment course with a lab within two years of admission, a 3.0 undergraduate GPA.    



When a University of Wisconsin Oshkosh student takes a graduate course for undergraduate credit, the student needs to contact the College of Nursing Graduate Office to have their name listed as a BSN at Home to MSN student.

To begin a graduate class, contact the College of Nursing Graduate Program office the semester prior to taking the first graduate course. Student must be within two semesters of the completion of their BSN program.




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