The Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing offers unique formats for
undergraduate and graduate programs.
Students are able to obtain their
registered nurse (R.N.) license by completing the Associate of Science (A.D.N.)
degree. Students who desire to achieve the Bachelor of Science (B.S.N.)
degree then progress into the B.S.N. Completion program.
Unless otherwise noted, all nursing programs are held at
the Milwaukee campus.
The A.D.N. prepares the nurse for entry into nursing
practice. On completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to take
the National Council Licensure Examination – Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN)
licensing exam to become a registered nurse (RN).
Two and one-half year
program, daytime semester format
The B.S.N. Completion program prepares Associate Degree Nursing
students (A.D.N.s) or current registered nurses (R.N.s) to practice professional
nursing with a broad knowledge base.
Two-year program, evening accelerated format, classes meet one
night per week.
The M.S.N. program is a master’s degree program designed for working
nursing professionals who want to function as nurse educators in a variety of
Two and one-half year program, evening accelerated format, classes meet one night per week.