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RN to MSN Online Degrees

Getting your RN to MSN online will allow you to take your nursing career to the next level by preparing you to specialize in the the areas of nursing that you enjoy most. In addition, getting your MS in Nursing can increase your salary potential dramatically. Individuals that get their RN to MSN degrees enter specialized fields in nursing such as, health care education, administration and management, advance practice nursing, and more. Graduates of RN to MSN programs are also prepared for nursing doctoral programs. The Doctorate degree has become a necessary credential for nursing faculty at many teaching institutions.

The RN - MSN program builds on the associate's or diploma nursing education as well as incorporating the registered nurse's clinical experience. Programs often offer transfer credit for experience or previous education.

Online RN to MSN Programs

RN to MSN online programs usually take about three years to complete. This is pretty standard time frame for a program to keep with the accreditation standards set by the CCNE and NLNAC. Some programs will award a baccalaureate degree along with the MSN degree and others will only be awarding the MSN credential upon graduation. Compare the RN to MSN Online programs below and request information from the nursing schools that interest you.

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Capella University
Online Programs:   BSN - RN-to-BSN Completion (CCNE-accredited) , DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice (CCNE-accredited) , MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing Leadership and Admin (CCNE-accredited) , more...


Chamberlain College of Nursing
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) , RN to BSN Online Option , Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) , more...


Walden University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Nursing (BSN) , Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) - General


American Sentinel University Online
Online Programs:   RN to MS Nursing , RN to BS Nursing , MS Nursing - Management and Organizational Leadership , more...


California University of Pennsylvania
Online Programs:   RN-BSN Program in Nursing , MS in Nursing - Nursing Administration and Leadership


South University, Online Programs
Online Programs:   Nursing (RN to BSN) , Specialization in Adult Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN) , Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN) , more...


Liberty University
Online Programs:   BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)


Grand Canyon University
Online Programs:   M.S. in Nursing: Health Care Informatics (Bridge) , M.S. in Nursing: Public Health (Bridge) , M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge) , more...


Colorado Technical University Online
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)


Maryville University
Online Programs:   Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP) , Post-Master Nurse Practitioner Certificate-Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) , Online Master of Science in Nursing-Pediatric (Primary Care) Nurse Practitioner (PNP) , more...

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