RN-MSN Bridge Course

Students enter the eight-week extended summer II term as a member of a cohort and complete two bridge courses:

  • NUR  311    Introduction to Nursing as a Profession
  • NUR  330   Nursing Research

In the fall term, students complete the remaining two bridge courses:

  • NUR 445   Population Health Nursing
  • NUR 640   Leadership and Management

Starting with the spring term, students begin the core M.S.N. curriculum courses:

  • NUR 505   Nursing Knowledge and Practice
  • NUR 515   Translating and Integrating Evidence into Practice


  • NUR 532 Health Care Policy and Advocacy