RN to MSN Bridge Programs in Vermont

RN to MSN programs offer the associate’s or diploma educated registered nurse in Vermont an opportunity to complete a master’s nursing education in a timely manner. Completion times will vary depending on the student but in general RN to MSN programs take three years to complete. A variety of concentrations are available from advanced practice to nursing education. Some programs do have entry requirements that may or not include specific courses and/or work experience. The best thing to do is contact the program that fits your interests to learn about the requirements and the program. A list of RN to MSN programs offered in Vermont can be found below.

Students gain theoretical and empirical knowledge through the baccalaureate and master’s level courses, evaluate it and determine its application to nursing practice and research. Depending on the concentration, a practicum may be required such is the case with any advanced practice concentration. Practicums for online and campus based RN to MSN programs are often arranged in the student’s local community or region with the assistance of a faculty member or advisor.

RN to MSN Online Programs Offered in Vermont

Online programs offer a flexibility that is not afforded in campus based programs. Students are able to complete courses or watch class presentations when and where it is convenient. The online RN to MSN programs below include information about which concentrations they offer as well as contact details to learn about admissions requirements and to request application materials. You might also be interested in one of the RN to BSN programs in Vermont.

Nurse educators are in high demand at colleges and universities in Vermont that offer entry-level nursing degree programs. The RN to MSN is a pathway for bringing a younger generation of nurses into Vermont’s nursing faculty. This is a critical time as a high percentage of current faculty are approaching retirement age. In fact, over 44% of practicing nurses in New England fall in the 46-55 age range according to the Advance for Nurses 2009 Salary Survey. Moves by the state government and the Board of Nursing have and will continue to be made in order to attract attract more nurses into education. The Advance for Nurses 2009 Salary Survey also found that nursing faculty in Vermont made $30.00 an hour, based on the nurses that reported. This number could vary depending on education, school, experience and other factors.
(Source: Advance for Nurses 2009 Salary Survey)

Schools Based in Vermont Offering an RN to MSN Program

University of Vermont

NLNAC accredited Program

Programs Offered: RN to BSN to MSN, MSN – (Concentrations: Advanced Practice Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Systems Management)

University of Vermont – School of Nursing,
216 Rowell Building,
Burlington, VT 05401,
PH: 802-656-3830

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