RN - MSN Programs in Florida

The RN to MSN degree program is the essential vehicle for registered nurses with an associate's degree in nursing or diploma in nursing who want to advance their career into nursing education, advanced practice, leadership positions, a doctorate level program and other master's education level positions. The RN to MSN incorporates the baccalaureate level nursing education prior to any master's level coursework in an efficient bridge designed program. To meet CCNE and NLNAC accreditation guidelines, RN to MSN programs require around three years to complete.

RN to MSN Programs Offered in Florida

Relative to the BSN entry Master's level Nursing programs, there are very few RN to MSN programs in Florida or any state for that matter. Online RN to MSN programs have become extremely popular due to their schedule flexibility and no residency requirements. Online programs offer identical course content to campus based programs and have similar accreditation. Advanced practice specialization tracks require clinical sites be arranged to complete practicums. Nursing faculty often assist with the arrangement of clinical sites in a student's local geography. Learn more about the RN to MSN programs offered in Florida below.

MSN educated nurses in Florida earn an annual average salary of $63,435 according to the Advance for Nurses 2007 Annual Salary Survey. The Advance for Nurse Practitioners 2007 Annual Salary Survey found that MSN educated Nurse Practitioners in Florida earned an average annual salary of $80,905. You may also be interested in the RN to BSN programs in Florida.

Schools Based in Florida Offering an RN to MSN Program


Barry University College of Health Sciences - Division of Nursing

The MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Barry University accepts applications year-round, click below to request information and program materials.

Programs Offered: BSN, LPN-to-BSN, RN-to-BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN/BSN-to-MSN - (MSN Tracks: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator), Part-Time MSN, Accelerated RN to MSN, RN to MSN Bridge (RN with baccalaureate in another field to MSN), Post-Master's Certificate (Tracks: Acute Care NP, Family NP, Nursing Administration), PhD in Nursing

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Barry University College of Health Sciences, Health Sciences Admissions, 11300 N.E. Second Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33161-6695

Florida State University - School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to MSN (Nurse Educator)

Florida State University - School of Nursing
98 Varsity Way, MC 4310
Tallahassee, FL 32306
PH: 850-644-3299

Florida Southern College - School of Nursing

Programs Offered: RN to BSN, AS to MSN, MSN (Nurse Educator and Clinical Nurse Specialist Tracks)

Florida Southern College - School of Nursing
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
PH: 800-274-4131

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