Silver Lake College is centered on educating the whole person in an environment that celebrates teaching and learning, integrates our Franciscan values in all that we do, and delivers on a promise of quality liberal arts education and professional preparation.
The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is to develop professional nurse leaders in all areas of practice who can respond to the health care needs of a changing society.
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This traditional nursing program prepares graduates to integrate principles of management, education, and research into professional practice as clinicians, leaders, managers, teachers, client advocates, and agents for change. This program is intended for a non-licensed individual entering the field for the first time.
Because SLC has no waiting list, students can get started on their degrees right away. Learn more about the traditional 4-year BSN program.
Silver Lake College's BSN Completion Program develops professional nursing leaders in all areas of practice to meet the health needs of a changing society. This program is designed for the RN with an associate's degree in nursing who wishes to obtain their bachelor's degree. Classes are scheduled over an eight-week time frame and are offered both online and face-to-face. All 70 credits from Associate Degree Programs are accepted by Silver Lake College. Learn more about the BSN completion program.
Wisconsin is facing an unprecedented nursing shortage. The baccalaureate nursing program helps to fill the growing demand for nurses in our community and Wisconsin at large. Not only does a nursing career have the potential to provide a great livelihood, it is a helping profession that is enriching and rewarding. Nursing graduates will be prepared academically and professionally to transition into the ever-changing healthcare environment.
The Lakeshore Community Foundation provides scholarships to Manitowoc County residents enrolled in nursing programs at Silver Lake College and Lakeshore Technical College. For the academic year of 2015-16, $40,000 will be awarded.
Nursing scholarships also are awarded to nursing students at Silver Lake College through the recently established Sister Marion Gillis Endowed Scholarship for Nursing. Returning students receive priority consideration. This is an endowed scholarship, which awards approximately $5,000 per academic year; two $2,500 scholarships are given.