Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Brookfield, Wisconsin

Earn your BSN degree in Brookfield, Wisconsin – in 3 years or less

Take a big step in your nursing career and get your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Earning your BSN is the best way to carve your personalized path in nursing. A bachelor’s degree opens doors for you to pursue more opportunities and be the nurse you really want to be.

Herzing University in Brookfield offers dedicated programs for many different nursing students seeking their BSN:

  • New to nursing with no prior degree
  • Registered nurses seeking a bachelor's degree (BSN)

Brookfield BSN program highlights

  • CCNE-accredited (details)
  • Complete the program in 3 years or less (depending on transfer credit or prior learning)
  • High-fidelity simulation to enhance learning opportunities
  • Academic resources and support to help you succeed
  • Learn from credentialed faculty with real-world hospital and patient care experience

Our Brookfield campus is located near Milwaukee, just a short drive down I-94 from the downtown area. There is a required on-campus element in the program, but your general education courses may be completed online. Herzing’s goal is to be as flexible as possible to accommodate your needs as a student and help you reach your goals.

Classes start January 6.
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Become a new you.

Jasmin Hernandez is a first-generation college student who's on her way to graduate with her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. She knows her parents are going to be so happy to see her walk down that stage with her nursing degree.

Jasmin Hernandez Earns Her Nursing Degree

Why Herzing?

Herzing University is by your side throughout your education

No matter your career path, Herzing University is your partner from the first class up through your final degree program. How long it takes to reach your goals depends on where you are now and your aspirations in the nursing profession. We’re right there with you every step of the way.

I am new to nursing

Our 3-year pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is designed for nurses who are just starting their education and want to be an RN.

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I am an RN

The online RN to BSN option is for current active, licensed registered nurses looking for their BSN. The RN-BSN program helps RNs earn their degree fast.

RN to BSN Program

I have a BS degree in another field

We offer an accelerated option for students who have earned a bachelor's degree in another field. Learn more about our accelerated BSN nursing program in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

Accelerated BSN Option

Bridge option for LPNs and Paramedics

Licensed practical nurses and paramedics may accelerate their path towards earning their BSN by enrolling in our LPN/Paramedic to BSN program. It’s a 120-credit program you can complete in as few as 28 months.

Enroll with Herzing University in Brookfield and you have a lifelong partner in learning—from your very first nursing class through your final degree program.


Earn dual credit towards your master's degree in nursing (MSN)

Qualifying students may be eligible to complete up to four graduate-level courses as part of their BSN or RN-BSN program plan at Herzing University. We offer three specialty tracks in our MSN program:

 

Curriculum

The Herzing BSN program curriculum is designed to build a strong foundation in nursing concepts and practical applications. General education and core nursing classes are integrated to create a holistic, reality-based understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a professional nurse. You’ll be building a solid framework not only to become a qualified nursing professional but to branch off into your own personalized career path in nursing.

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Upon completion, you will be qualified to sit for the NCLEX-RN to earn licensure in Wisconsin.

  • Enroll smoothly. Don’t worry about having to jump through hoops. Transfer credit without a headache.
  • Engage with faculty. Our 14:1 student to faculty ratio allows you excellent access to faculty and advisors.
  • Earn dual credit. Complete up to four graduate-level classes for dual credit towards a master’s degree.

Clinicals are your individual experience

Your clinical experience is a crucial component of the Herzing BSN program. Nursing students in bachelor’s degree programs aren’t always given many choices in their clinical placement. With limited availability students may have to elect a clinical environment that isn’t ideal.

At Herzing University our emphasis is choice in clinical sites and support you in your search. You have a say in your professional development as a nurse. Herzing opens as many doors as we can for you to personalize your education to your career path.

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements Brookfield Wisconsin

Requirements

Prerequisites for the Herzing University 3-year BSN degree program in Brookfield, Wisconsin include:

  • A high school or college cumulative grade point average (GPA) of *2.5 or higher.
  • Achieve at least a composite score of 58 on the most current version of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS); TEAS score must be from within two years of anticipated date of matriculation.

*NOTE: If an applicant has completed less than 12 semester credit hours (SCH) or equivalent quarter hours of college courses, the high school GPA is used in the calculation. If an applicant has completed 12 semester credit hours or more of college courses, the college GPA is used in the calculation. An applicant that has a GED and less than 12 semester credit hours of college credits is considered to meet the GPA requirement.

Careers

Take your nursing career to the next level

Ranked #15 Best Health Care Jobs of 2018 according to U.S. News & World Report

Earning your bachelor's degree in nursing and becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a launching pad to many disciplines within the nursing profession. There are many different types of nurses and nursing specialties you may choose to pursue, and holding a BSN is very often a prerequisite, especially in nursing administration or leadership roles.

How much do BSN-prepared nurses in Wisconsin make?

The average salary for an RN in Wisconsin as of 2018 is $71,470 per year ($34.36 per hour), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There may be a difference between BSN nurses and ASN nurses depending on the region and demand within the industry—nurses with a BSN may earn slightly more on average than nurses with an associate degree thanks to their education. Learn more about the  average BSN nurse salary.

RN job outlook

The demand for registered nurses is expected to rise. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 15% increase in RN employment from 2016 to 2026, meaning earning a BSN now puts you in position to take advantage of a rapidly growing industry.


Career as a BSN Nurse in Brookfield Wisconsin
 

Tuition

The cost of tuition for the Brookfield BSN degree program

We strive to make education as affordable as possible—a career-focused education is within your reach. You aren’t alone. Financial aid options include:

  • Student loans & secured loans. Loans offer a way to pay for all or part of your tuition.
  • Scholarships. View the different scholarships we award to eligible students.
  • Clinical partner grants. We partner with clinical facilities all over the United States.

You can find a tuition estimate for the Herzing University Brookfield Bachelor of Science in Nursing program by using our tuition wizard.

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Disclosures

* The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Herzing University Brookfield is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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Visit Us

Visit Bachelor in Nursing Program near Milwaukee

Schedule a visit to take a personalized tour of our Brookfield campus and get a feel for the learning environment and what we’re all about. We are located near Milwaukee, a short drive west of downtown off I-94.

Brookfield Campus

15895 W. Bluemound Road
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005

 (262) 457-7624

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