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The School of Nursing is the leading nursing education and research institution in Wisconsin. Its faculty and graduates are working to improve human health throughout the state, across the nation, and around the world.

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

If you already have a bachelor’s degree or higher and are interested in making a career change to nursing, this fast-track professional program will take you there. You can earn a BSN in just 12 months. This program cultivates nurse leaders who are prepared to hit the ground running.

Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is a two-year course sequence that builds on a foundation of pre-nursing study to fulfill the requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. As a BSN student, you will gain conceptual knowledge and apply it through hands-on experiences in simulation labs and real-world care settings.

New Textbook Aims to Close Gaps in LGBTQ Health Curriculum in Medical Schools

UW staff members helped create a new textbook designed to close gaps in knowledge about LGBTQ health. Diversity Officer for the School of Nursing Mel Freitag explains why gaps still exist for LGBTQ health curriculum and how the School of Nursing’s LGBTQ+ Health Summit helps educate providers.