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Why earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing at UW-Green Bay?

This program is designed for students who are passionate about caring for the health of others. Health systems today prefer hiring BSN­ prepared nurses, as research shows that higher numbers of BSN-prepared nurses results in lower patient mortality rates. UW-Green Bay's Traditional BSN program prepares graduates who are ready to act as full partners in the healthcare team.

Future of Nursing:

  • Approximately 10,000 graduate nurses are needed by 2025 to meet projected demand
  • The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) recommends 80% of nurses have a BSN by 2020
  • Major healthcare employers give hiring preference to BSN-prepared nurses
  • Median annual salary for Registered Nurses (RN) in 2018 was $71,730
  • BSN is required to obtain an advanced nursing degree (e.g., nurse leader, nurse practitioner, nurse educator, nurse anesthetist, nurse midwife)

Professional Licensure

A number of programs at UW-Green Bay require licensure and/or certifications in order to practice in the field. We’re proud to provide students with the education background and foundations required to pursue these dynamic and essential careers. Using the Professional Licensure Table, you can review professional licensure and certification requirements, for both Wisconsin and all other states. If you have questions about licensure, academic programs or career paths, please contact us at 920-465-2111.

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