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Accelerated Online – Application Process


The application process includes the following items:

  • Personal information and prerequisite form
  • Background Information Disclosure Form (BID)
  • Completed GPA Calculation Form
  • Resume
  • Copy of CNA (Nursing Assistant Certificate)
  • TEAS score (the score is received directly from ATI; applicants request UW Oshkosh as a school to which the score should be submitted)
  • Background check results by Castle Branch (the results are received directly from Castle Branch; applicants request UW Oshkosh as a school to which the results should be submitted)

Minimum Criteria

  • Admission to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Bachelor’s degree from a fully accredited University with a minimum of 2.5 GPA
    Minimum of 3.0 GPA calculated using prerequisite courses, with no prerequisite grade less than C  (C- and CD are not acceptable)
  • TEAS admissions test scores with the minimum program mean listed on the application (cost assumed by applicant)
  • Completed Criminal Background Check as required by Caregiver Law processed through Castle Branch (cost assumed by applicant)
  • Current Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) in applicant’s home state
  • Proof of residence in one or more of the approved states

Preferred Criteria

  • Pre-nursing GPA of 3.25 or above
  • Work experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Experience with diverse populations (e.g. age groups, disabled, ethnic groups, special needs)
  • All prerequisite coursework and bachelor’s degree completed

Accelerated Nursing Admissions Application