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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Turn your passion for people into a successful career

When you choose to pursue nursing at UW-Eau Claire you join a program that has a long standing reputation of excellence. You will be challenged by a curriculum that is interwoven in a variety of disciplines such as the natural and social sciences, humanities and nursing specific science courses. And when you leave you will be ready to take on any situation because of the great experience you will gain through clinicals, lab simulations and cultural immersion experiences.

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What you need to get started

Admission to the BSN program is competitive. In order to make sure you are headed in the right direction, we have complied our admission requirements for you to check out. If you're a high school student and want to get started, we have a few suggestions of what classes may help you get prepared for our program. 

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BSN degree details

Several credits, classes, and clinical hours make up the foundation of the traditional pre-licensure program. Learn more about the ins and outs of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

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Options for pursuing your BSN

Did you know that you can get the respected UW-Eau Claire nursing degree at two different locations? The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UWEC has teamed up with Marshfield Medical Center to offer our Traditional BSN Program at a satellite location in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Explore the options you have to pursue your nursing degree from UW-Eau Claire. 

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BSN at the Eau Claire campus

Join in on the Eau Claire experience! Earn your BSN on campus and get the opportunity to learn alongside other Blugolds, use our state-of-the-art facilities and enjoy Wisconsin's most beautiful campus.

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BSN at the Marshfield campus

This program offered through Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, WI is an excellent opportunity for students to learn hands-on skills and take courses face-to-face with UW-Eau Claire faculty and through live interactive distance education.

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State Board Examination

To be registered (licensed) to practice professional nursing, graduates of approved programs must pass an examination, administered under the authority of the State Board of Nursing. The computer-assisted test, known as the NCLEX, may be scheduled soon after graduation; examinations are given in all jurisdictions throughout the United States. Information on the exam is available from the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX). For Wisconsin professional nursing school NCLEX pass rates, visit the Department of Safety and Professional Services website.

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