Graduate Programs

Take the next step in your education

If you are continuing your nursing education or aspire to be a nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse administrator, or nurse educator, the graduate programs at UW-Eau Claire will give you the education and hands-on training needed to be successful.

Please plan on attending a Graduate Program Information Session or contact Dr. Catherine Kenney, kromricc@uwec.edu, 715-836-3638 before applying.

Information sessions will be held from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p. m. in the Nursing building, UW-Eau Claire campus, Room 104 or 221.

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Nursing Building, Room 104
  • Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Nursing Building, Room 104
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Nursing Building, Room 221
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Nursing Building, Room 104
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Nursing Building, Room 104
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Nursing Building, Room 104
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Nursing Building, Room 104
Informational Sessions
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Master of Science in Nursing

The master of science in nursing (MSN) program is designed to prepare students in adult-gerontologic or family health nursing to assume leadership roles in advanced professional nursing.

Learn more about MSN
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Baccalaureate)

The DNP is a clinical doctorate intended for nurses assuming leadership roles in the areas of advanced clinical practice (nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist) or nursing administration.

Find out more about DNP
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Master's)

The DNP is a clinical doctorate intended for nurses assuming leadership roles in the areas of advanced clinical practice (nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist) or nursing administration.

Find out more about DNP

The UWEC nursing program deepened my passion for nursing more than I ever thought possible. It prepared me to approach my current practice as a registered nurse holistically with a focus on the patient above all else. This program inspired me to consistently strive to be the best I can be. I have such trust and loyalty in the UWEC College of Nursing and Health Sciences, that I chose to continue my education here in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program.

Rachel DeRusha
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