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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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College of Nursing + Health Sciences

Graduate Programs


Take the next step in your education

If you are continuing your nursing education or aspire to be a nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse administrator, or nurse educator, the graduate programs at UW-Eau Claire will give you the education and hands-on training needed to be successful.

Please plan on attending an information session or contact Dr. Catherine Kenney, kromricc@uwec.edu, 715-836-3638 before applying.

Graduate Program Information Sessions are scheduled in the Nursing Building on the following dates:

  • September 6 & 20 - room 263 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m
  • October 11 & 25 - room 263 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m
  • November 8 - room 263 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m
  • November 29  - Eau Claire room 104 / Marshfield room 119 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
  • December 6 - room 263 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m

Please register by clicking on the blue button to the right.

Applications for Fall 2018 now open. Please continue to appropriate program below.

MSN program

The master of science in nursing (MSN) program is designed to prepare students in adult-gerontologic or family health nursing to assume leadership roles in advanced professional nursing.

Learn more about MSN

DNP program

The DNP is a clinical doctorate intended for nurses assuming leadership roles in the areas of advanced clinical practice (nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist) or nursing administration.

Find out more about DNP

The UWEC nursing program deepened my passion for nursing more than I ever thought possible. It prepared me to approach my current practice as a registered nurse holistically with a focus on the patient above all else. This program inspired me to consistently strive to be the best I can be. I have such trust and loyalty in the UWEC College of Nursing and Health Sciences, that I chose to continue my education here in the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program.

Rachel DeRusha
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