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)