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So, what's involved in getting your master's degree online?

The MSN program is designed to fit into your daily routine – what you’re learning applies to your career. With a flexible, online program that allows you to finish your degree in two to four years, you can adjust your studies to fit your life.

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Take a Trial Run

Try out our master’s program and earn your Certificate in Leadership and Management. If you choose to continue and earn your master’s, you’ve already completed 12 of 34 credits!

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Apply Your Knowledge

In the final year of the program, you’ll complete a practicum and project in a healthcare environment near your home. You’ll integrate theory and practice under the guidance of a mentor.

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Use Our Resources

Juggling your career, your family and your education can be intimidating. Take advantage of UW-Green Bay’s resources to make the most of your master’s degree.

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The MSN program opens career options and helps improve healthcare.

To prepare you for a successful career as a nurse leader, you’ll get access to a wide array of opportunities. In your practicum, a local healthcare leader will mentor you – you’ll get the chance to be involved in leadership meetings, budget planning and the decision-making process. In your courses, you will work with professors on unique opportunities such as applying research to improve patients outcomes or writing an article for a nursing journals.

MSN Careers

Nicole Swanson MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Built for Your Schedule

“The flexibility this program offered me both in the online course structure, as well as the clinical component, was great. What I really found extremely valuable is just how well the courses fit into my everyday job. It was truly a good picture of what a new leader would have to know as they're moving into a leadership role.”

Nicole Swanson, MSN Alumna '19
Vice President of Nursing
Aurora Medical Center Bay Area

Advisor Nicole Micolichek

Want to Know More?

Questions about what courses to take and when to take them? Want to know more about the practicum? Or just want to talk with fellow nurse experts? Contact Nicole Micolichek, our program advisor.

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