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Experience Education.

CCON gives students more hands on nursing experience, making our students better prepared for their career in nursing.

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More than 100 years of experience.

With necessary approvals, the Columbia College of Nursing will join the JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and Health Professions at Alverno College in July 2020, allowing you the opportunity to be part of a rich tradition of nursing excellence, more than 100 years strong. Both institutions offer guaranteed clinicals, small class sizes and expert faculty. The result? You’ll be prepared for a lifetime of leadership as a skilled, compassionate nurse. 

For more information about admission to the fall 2020 nursing program, please contact Sue Dondero, Admissions Specialist, at 414-326-1797 or  


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Why Choose CCON?

  • No waiting lists
  • Partnership with Ascension, with guaranteed clinical placements
  • State of the art facilities with latest technolgies and learning experiences
  • Full and part-time plans available

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Graduate Program Facts

  • Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) focus
  • 17 month program
  • Designed for the working professional RN
  • Theory classes meet once per week during 8-week sessions
  • 400 hours of clinical practice

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Lauren Boguslawske

After working in the construction industry for a number of years, Lauren Boguslawske realized the next road he wanted to pave was the path to becoming a nurse.


Nora Alaniz

Columbia College of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, focused on the Clinical Nursing Leader (CNL) role. Nora Alaniz is currently a CNL student at Columbia College of Nursing, and is planning to graduate in December, 2018.


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Columbia College of Nursing is proud of its program offerings and outcomes.  We let the numbers speak for themselves.


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Experience the big difference a small school can make.  Let us help you achieve your goal of becoming a nurse or advancing your career.  Contact us today to learn more about program offerings, or apply online to begin experiencing more from your education.

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