University of Wisconsin Lacrosse

Degree Type

Master of Science Degree in Biology

Program Length

27 months, full time

Credit Hours

31 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline


Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

A current, valid registered nursing license in the United States.

18 months of nursing experience in a critical care setting. Acceptable critical care experience includes: ICU, Coronary Care Unit, Surgical ICU, or Neonatal ICU.

An overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better.

Satisfactory scores on the GRE.

Required Certifications: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).

Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program with at least 30 hours of nursing education, and must have taken the following: Microbiology (1 semester), Anatomy/physiology (2 semesters), Chemistry and/or physics (2 semesters), Psychology or sociology (3 semesters), and Humanities (3 semesters).


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