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Earn your BSN degree through a qualified nursing program

Many colleges offer qualified nursing degree programs. Take advantage of current nursing job opportunities

There is an average of 3,247 students that graduate from Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree programs in Wisconsin every year. If you decide to attend school in Wisconsin for your BSN degree you will have 40 different schools to choose from. By the year 2018, researchers say that there will be 64,990 nurses in the state of Wisconsin. The average pay for nurses in this state is $61,184 per year. Take a closer look and learn more about the BSN programs in the Badger state.

To get started on the right track and obtain a BSN degree, students must have a high school diploma or an associate degree in nursing. Some of the state’s nursing programs allow students to take classes part-time or full-time. If you study and work hard, you can complete a nursing BSN program in Wisconsin within two to four years. Several colleges in Wisconsin give students the option to study online. Many students take advantage of this option because they are working full-time or part-time.

In the BSN program, students will study natural biology. You should be prepared to study biochemistry, nutrition, and microbiology. You will have to take advanced nursing courses such as nursing research and health assessment. The RN to BSN track in the state of Wisconsin is about 125 credit hours. Make sure you plan and set a budget for your BSN nursing degree. You should try to avoid going into a large amount of debt. Talk to the admissions officers at several Wisconsin colleges to find out if you may qualify for financial aid or grants. You can apply to schools by completing an online application at most of the colleges in the state.

Finally, students that complete the BSN programs have a higher rate of employment acceptance compared to nurses with Associates degrees. Nursing is a growing field and people will always get sick. Many nursing schools throughout Wisconsin have established partnership programs with hospitals, clinics, and surgery centers. These organizations have many job opportunities available for new graduates. If you can complete a BSN program in Wisconsin you will be better prepared for a multitude of career opportunities in nursing.

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In 2017, workers with a bachelor's degree or higher had almost twice as much
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