The BSN-ASD is a compressed, year-round curriculum designed to enable students to enter the workforce as professional nurses in approximately 16 months, assuming the student has met all of the prerequisites. We admit twice a year in August/September and in January.

Review the list of prerequisite courses for the program.

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Following graduation, our nursing graduates are highly sought after by health care organizations. The variety of clinical opportunities, the number of clinical hours (≈ 660 hours) and lab hours (≈ 180 hours), plus participation in at least 15 simulations prepares students to transition to the role of the professional nurse.

You may want to consider NU if you …

  • Enjoy helping others and want to improve peoples’ lives
  • Are able to work well in a team environment
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Are able to prioritize and complete multiple, time-constrained requirements effectively
  • Are detail oriented


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master's degree program in nursing at Milwaukee School of Engineering are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( and have full approval of the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (

B.S. in Nursing – Accelerated Second-Degree Track Program Details

Read more about MSOE's B.S. in Nursing – Accelerated Second-Degree Track undergraduate degree.

Graduate Outcomes


We're proud that 100% of our 2022–23 graduates from the nursing program are fully employed, enrolled in graduate school or enlisted in a branch of the military after graduation.

2024 Career Connections Center Annual Report

Meet our Faculty

Get to know our distinguished nursing faculty!

View our Labs

The Ruehlow Nursing Complex is a technology-rich experiential learning and simulation center that trains the nurses of tomorrow.