Degrees Offered


Program Description

Application Requirements

Apply and submit all application requirements via NursingCAS (


M.S.N. Applicants:


D.N.P. Applicants:


Post-master's Certificate Applicants:


Ph.D. Applicants:

With the exception of Second Degree Direct Entry M.S.N. applicants, all applicants must be registered in the United States as a professional nurse. Graduates of nursing schools in foreign countries must successfully complete the certification program administered by the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools and must be licensed in Wisconsin.


Application Deadline

Financial Aid

For a comprehensive listing of merit-based aid (graduate assistantships/fellowships) please visit the departmental financial aid web page. Ph.D. applicants may be eligible to apply for a GAANN fellowship. U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to apply for need-based federal aid (loans) to help fund their educational expenses as well.

Tuition information for the Master of Science in Nursing — Second Degree Direct Entry for Non-Nurses program can be found in the Graduate Bulletin, as it differs from other graduate programs.


Contact Us

The Graduate School, Holthusen Hall, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1881
1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7137

Visit the contact page for more information