The information on this page is for people who want to apply to accelerated BSN or direct entry MSN programs. If you want to complete a BSN in Nursing as an undergraduate student here at UW-Madison, please visit the UW-Madison Nursing School website. They have an amazing team of advisors who will support you on your journey to becoming a nurse. We are here to help UW-Madison students and alumni on your journey to becoming a nurse through accelerated BSN and direct entry MSN programs. People who pursue this route are those who earn undergraduate degrees in fields other than Nursing. If this is you, please come in and talk with us about your plans!
For help with school selection, the personal statement, letters of recommendation, or interviews, see our “Apply” tab.
The application process for accelerated nursing programs varies. Some schools use a centralized application called NursingCAS. Other schools have individual applications.
Letters of Recommendation
Letter requirements vary between programs. Many programs require two letters.