Health Care

Developing tomorrow’s health care leaders

For decades, Alverno College has improved the health of our communities, one graduate at a time.

The JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and Health Professions, as one of the largest nursing schools in Wisconsin, offers a wide array of fully accredited nursing programs, guaranteed clinical placements and a technology-rich Center for Clinical Education

Hands-on experience

It’s a vital part of your health care education, and you’ll get plenty of practice during your time at Alverno, from our technology-rich Center for Clinical Education, to guaranteed nursing clinical placements at top health care systems throughout the Milwaukee metro area, to guaranteed internships for Health Education and Kinesiology students.

The power of partnerships

Alverno has partnerships with the region's top health care systems, including a strategic alliance with Ascension Wisconsin, a Catholic network of 24 hospitals and 100-plus clinics statewide, to help develop a skilled, mission-driven health care workforce. 

Patti Varga, Dean, JoAnn McGrath School of Nursing and Health Professions

“Graduates of Alverno’s nursing and health care programs are highly skilled professionals whose effective care for individual patients positively impacts their communities. Alverno graduates are distinguished by their confidence, leadership and compassion, as well as by their dedication to lifelong learning and professional growth.”

— Patti Varga, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE

Dean, joann McGrath School of Nursing and Health professions


Discover how Alverno will get you ready for what’s next. We invite you to get in touch with us to learn more.

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