General education courses must be taken first in the BSN@Home option in order to meet the time to the Master’s degree.
The bachelor’s degree is completed through online and distance-education courses offered through the BSN@Home option. 120 undergraduate credits are needed for graduation.
Students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher while also maintaining:
A grade of C or higher in all undergraduate courses.
A grade of B or higher in all graduate courses.
Students apply to the MSN Program while in the first semester of the BSN@Home option. Students should contact their BSN@Home advisors and express their interest in applying to the RN to BSN to MSN Program.
Students must meet the Graduate Program prerequisite requirement of completing a 3 credit introductory statistics course within five years of admission (descriptive and inferential stats). Students must receive a B or higher in this course.
If accepted to the RN to BSN to MSN Program, the following MSN courses may be taken in the last two semesters of the BSN@Home option (all are required courses in the Graduate Program and credits only count toward the MSN degree):
709 Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Roles (3 credits)
719 Foundations for Advanced Nursing and Interprofessional Collaboration (3 credits)
745 Advanced Health Assessment for CNLs and NEs (2 credits)
746 Quality and Safety (2 credits)
783 Healthcare Informatics (3 credits)
Graduate tuition is paid for graduate courses.
The 5-year limit to the Master’s degree from the time of first graduate course must be maintained.