University of Wisconsin–Madison

Our Academic Programs


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701 Highland Ave
Madison WI 53705
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Phone: 608-263-5180
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Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):

About the Nursing Program

UW-Madison is a leader in nursing education, practice, and research. Our DNP and PhD programs include full and part-time post-BS/post-MS options. You will benefit from a close mentorship with faculty - experts in health promotion, chronic illness management, informatics and health systems across the lifespan, in individuals and populations.

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Graduate School Guide

Faculty listings, program overview, minimum degree requirements and satisfactory progress information.

Program Profile

Program statistical information on admissions, enrollment, student funding, and degrees.

Additional Policy

The School of Nursing makes a strong commitment to funding students admitted into the PhD and DNP program who are enrolled full-time. Sources of funding include extramural, campus, and internal School of Nursing funding. The majority of funding decisions are made in the Spring for the following academic year. Continuing and newly admitted students are encouraged to apply for funding.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.