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2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 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)


The baccalaureate program at MSOE University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


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. Jane Paige

Associate Professors:

Dr. Victoria Carlson-Oehlers, Dr. Aruna Lal, Dr. Kathleen Mussatto, Dr. Renee Wenzlaff

Assistant Professors:

Dr. Jessica Barkimer, Catherine Leffler, Dr. Havilah Normington, Robin Gates, Dr. Jennifer Klug

Clinical Assistant Professors:

Kathleen Raczynski, Jeralyn Schuster

Adjunct Professors:

Carin Croker, Janet DeCoopman-Winter, Diane Dettinger, Macalah Finstad, Dr. Debra Jenks, Martha Kliebenstein, Dr. John Owen, Minnie Parbs, April Pellmann, Heide Plagemann-Bolek, Danielle Plambeck, Catherine Prohaska, Kristine Radtke Norris, Dr. Melinda Rodriguez-Salus, Ellen Toth, Dr. Ruth Widder, Dawn Wojtkiewicz Hudzinski

Professor Emeriti:

Dr. Sherrill Leifer


Coordinator of Clinical Placement and Compliance:

Carla Brooks

Department Administrative Assistant:

Jamie Czarnezki



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