Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN-BSN (BSN@HOME)



$452 Per Credit

The University of Wisconsin BSN@Home is a BSN completion program offered by six University of Wisconsin (UW) Nursing Programs.  These Universities include; UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee, UW Oshkosh, and UW-Stevens Point.


  • Each UW campus nursing program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • Open to registered nurses from Wisconsin and the Nation (Select campuses- see Choose a Campus).
  • Uses a “home campus model” to deliver the innovative, shared core curriculum of upper-level nursing courses.
  • One tuition rate- $452/credit with no additional fees!

Flexible Time to Completion

  • 7 & 14 week course options available in fall and spring.
  • Fit your learning into your schedule! All core courses are offered online, asynchronously every term (fall, spring, summer).
  • As busy healthcare professionals, your advisor will work with you to develop an academic plan to fit your needs.
  • Time to degree varies but can be as short as 12 months. It is up to you.
  • Registered nurses with an earned associate degree in nursing (ADN) transfer a minimum of 60 credits toward the BSN degree requirements. In some cases, students may transfer between 90 and 96 credits.
  • Graduates earn their UW degree after completing the remaining home campus requirements.

Program Description

The BSN@Home curriculum consists of upper-level core nursing courses and nursing elective courses. Courses are offered through the joint efforts of the nursing programs at the six UW campuses. The six core nursing courses are required by all campuses. The nursing elective requirement will vary between the six campuses.

A wide variety of online electives are available to choose from and are taught by instructors with expertise in these areas. The electives provide a more focused learning experience in areas of interest to our students while they fulfill the requirements of the program. See the comprehensive list of core nursing courses and nursing electives below.

Career Opportunities

What complete your BSN? Reason can include:

  • Some hospitals and healthcare organizations require RNs to earn their BSN as a condition of employment
  • Earning your BSN puts you on a path to advanced nursing careers, such as Nurse Practitioner
  • BSN is a prerequisite for a variety of nursing specializations and graduate-level degrees. To name a few:
    • Acute care
    • Mental health
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
    • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
    • Nurse educator


  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • Overall GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale
  • Unencumbered RN license

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