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2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Nursing

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Main Office: Campus Center, Ruehlow Nursing Complex, CC-115

     Local: (414) 277-7158
     Toll Free: (888) 676-3687 (MSOE-NUR)
Fax: (414) 277-4540
Email: nursing@msoe.edu


The baccalaureate program at MSOE is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC, 20036, 202-463-6930, and has full approval from the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Wisconsin Board of Nursing, 1400 E. Washington, Madison, WI 53703.


The MSOE School of Nursing sets the standard for excellence in preparing nurses who will impact society as expert practitioners, leaders, and scholars.


MSOE School of Nursing is the academic institution of choice for those seeking an inclusive community of experiential learners who are dedicated to a wholistic, team-based approach for solving complex health challenges of today and tomorrow.

Program Goals

  • Educate men and women for practice as nursing generalists
  • Educate men and women to serve the nursing needs of a diverse global community
  • Educate men and women who are prepared to engage in graduate study
  • Prepare graduates who can critically reflect on their nursing practice and evaluate the effects of their nursing care
  • Prepare graduates who are guided by ethical principles and standards of professional care 

Ruehlow Nursing Complex and Clinical Experiences 

The Ruehlow Nursing Complex houses the School of Nursing labs and Simulation Center. Clinical experiences occur in a variety of hospitals and health care agencies in Milwaukee and surrounding communities.

Professional Nurse (RN) Licensure

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BS in Nursing) degree and are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)™. After successfully passing the NCLEX exam, graduates are eligible for licensure.



Dr. Carol J. Sabel


Dr. Debra L. Jenks, Dr. Jane Paige

Associate Professors:

Dr. Victoria Carlson-Oehlers, Dr. Aruna Lal, Dr. Sheila Leander, Dr. Renee Wenzlaff

Assistant Professors:

Nicole Corso, Catherine Leffler, Dr. Havilah Normington, Rhonda Powell

Clinical Assistant Professors:

Kathleen Raczynski, Jeralyn Schuster

Adjunct Assistant Professors:

Jessica Barkimer, Lisa Bixby, Janet DeCoopman-Winter, Diane Dettinger, Martha Kliebenstein, Dr. Jennifer Klug, Donna Leone, Dr. Jim Molnar, Minnie Parbs, April Pellmann, Emily Siegrist, Dr. Mari St. Claire, Ellen Toth, Geralyn Voboril, Dr. Ruth Widder, Dawn Wojtkiewicz Hudzinski

Professor Emeriti:

Dr. Mary Louise Brown, Dr. Sherrill Leifer


Department Administrative Assistant:

Paula A. Harrold



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