Schools with MSN Programs Accepting Students in Wisconsin
Featured Accredited Online Programs
Other Schools with MSN Programs in Wisconsin
Marian College Fond Du Lac
45 South National Avenue
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
Bellin College of Nursing
3201 Eaton Road
Green Bay, WI 54311
900 Viterbo Drive
Lacrosse, WI 54601
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Concordia University Wisconsin
12800 N Lake Shore Dr.
Mequon, WI 53097
Cardinal Stritch College
6801 N. Yates Road
Milwaukee, WI 53217
1250 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
549 High Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Wisconsin MSN Degree Prerequisites
Wisconsin nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing as either an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) or an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner(ARNP).
To enroll in a MSN degree program in Wisconsin, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in Wisconsin and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of Wisconsin RN to MSN programs
Those holding Wisconsin RN certification have most likely already earned their Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN) degree. This is typically a four year training program at a nationally accredited school of nursing.
Contact your school of choice to learn more about their specific MSN program prerequisites.
Wisconsin MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In Wisconsin, there are typically four specific areas that MSN degree seeking students may choose to specialize in. These include:
- Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
- Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Check with the Wisconsin Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of Wisconsin grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In Wisconsin, online nursing degree programs are increasingly popular. This is mainly due to the convenience of nursing distance learning programs. As long as the online MSN program is nationally accredited, earning your MSN degree online is accepted and honored by the state of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in Wisconsin.