The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BS in Nursing) program will prepare you to be science-based, compassionate nurse leaders through innovative and quality educational programs for all specialties and settings of practice. Students can take classes at campuses in Milwaukee, Waukesha or Parkside.

What makes our program distinguished?

As the largest College of Nursing in the state, UW-Milwaukee partners with over 160 clinical agencies to prepare graduates as beginning generalists in a variety of settings. Classroom and clinical experiences provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to begin a nursing career after graduation including critical-thinking, clinical leadership, advocacy, and application of the nursing process to deliver care.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at UW-Milwaukee is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (  The program is also approved by the State of Wisconsin Board of Nursing.

Additional location in Fall 2021

Upon application to the professional nursing major, students can apply to the Milwaukee, Waukesha or Parkside campuses

For More Information

PounceUWM College of Nursing
at Waukesha

Central Advising
262-521-5040 (for appointments)


Katie Nack
Clinical Major, all students A-L, Transfer, and Honors Program

Donna Wier
Clinical Major, all students M-Z, and Second Degree
Senior Advisor
414-229-5047 (for appointments)
414-229-5481 (Direct line)

Hillary VaraUWM Nursing Consortial Program
at Parkside
Hillary Vara
414-229-5047 or 262-595-2480 (for appointments)

2020 Information Session

2020 Bachelor of Nursing Information Session