The RN to BS program at UW-Milwaukee is for diploma or associate degree nurses looking for a flexible way to earn a baccalaureate degree. The program is designed to support educational mobility and to strengthen professional growth and leadership competencies while building relationships with other highly motivated students.

What makes our program distinguished?

Our program consists of one curriculum delivered in three modes: face-to-face, online or the UW-FLEX Option. Students have the option to enroll full-time or part-time. Graduates of the Wisconsin Technical College System can earn a minimum of 60 credits applied toward their degree.

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.

Your Life. Your Choice. Your Pace.

Led by Faculty
Weekly work
Face to face
Led by faculty
Weekly work

UW BSN@Work and School

See the full listing of face to face courses taught at local hospitals and technical schools.


Earn your degree online through the UW-System Collaborative Nursing Programs: BSN@Home.

FLEX: UW Flexible Option

Students complete competency-based assessments in place of the traditional course structure to show mastery of a subject. Learn more about this kind of competency-based, self-paced learning option at

UWM/MATC Partnership

The UWM College of Nursing and the MATC School of Health Sciences offer collaborative programs that lead to both the associate degree in nursing (ADN) and the baccalaureate degree in nursing (BS-Nursing). There are two options: the ADN to BSN Program – The 3+1 Program, or the Direct Admit Program.

For More Information

Sylvia Forbes
BSN@Home State Coordinator
Program Manager


Aliya Chaplin 
UW Flexible Option
Enrollment Advisor


Connor Sampson
UWM/MATC Partnership

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