Our Untraditional BSN Puts You in Control

You know a career in nursing is respected, rewarding and in ever-growing demand. But did you know a BSN degree from UW-Green Bay elevates your nursing career potential to a higher level? That’s because it's just not what, but also how you learn in our nursing program that makes us untraditional. You'll not only master professional nursing skills, but also the invaluable decision-making abilities that will make you a vital asset to the healthcare community.

Nursing Science Raised to a Higher Level

Like all BSN programs, we know that nursing requirements are important. But our innovative concept-based curriculum also trains and prepares nurses with the clinical judgment and critical reasoning needed to adapt to the growing complexities of delivering quality care in today’s healthcare environments. As a UW-Green Bay BSN graduate, you’ll be in demand and prepared to reap the professional and personal benefits as a respected leader on the frontline of nursing science.
Nursing student Josh Zeitler uses stethoscope on a simulated patient

Why UW-Green Bay’s BSN Program is Your Optimal Choice:

  • Innovative concept-based curriculum teaches you the ability to apply the latest evidence-based research in a variety of health settings.
  • A strong liberal-arts foundation develops strong problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills.
  • Personal interaction with clinicians, instructors and advisory committees reinforces not just learning facts but managing information.
  • Position your unique concept-based experiences to stand out among major healthcare employers giving hiring preference to BSN-prepared nurses.

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Grace Stubb UW-Green Bay B.S. Nursing

“When you start your first nursing job, you’re ready to go because you’ve had years of experience... The experiences I’ve gained through UW-Green Bay have made me the person that can take care of anyone.”

Grace Stubb
UW-Green Bay B.S. Nursing

Traditional BSN at a Glance

80% of all Registered Nurses will have a BSN by 2025
Career Competition
80% of all Registered Nurses will have a BSN by 2025
Journal of Nursing Scholarship 
$73,300/year median RN salary
Outstanding Investment
$73,300 annual median RN salary
2019, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
BSN Hiring Preference
In-Demand Degree
Major healthcare employers give hiring preference to BSN-prepared nurses.
12%25 RN job growth rate projection between 2018-2028
Growing Field
Projected growth rate for RN Jobs is 12% (5% is average for all occupations)
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

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Become a Professional with a License to Care

UW-Green Bay's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Program and fully approved by the Wisconsin Board of Nursing. Coursework prepares students for the NCLEX-RN® exam, which evaluates if it is safe for you to begin practice as an entry-level nurse. Wisconsin is a member state of the Nurse License Compact. Applicants intended to relocate to another state that participates in the NLC may want to consider a multi-state license. The Traditional BSN program is designed to prepare entry-level nurses to work in hospitals, long-term care, and community settings. To review professional licensure and certification requirements, use the professional licensure guide.