The RN-MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) track is designed for highly motivated individuals aspiring to further their career in nursing. Candidates for this program are RNs (registered nurses) with a non-nursing baccalaureate degree seeking an MSN.
The RN-MSN track is an articulated program of study that includes four bridge courses within the nursing baccalaureate curriculum seamlessly advancing the students into the selected MSN track for nursing education, nursing and healthcare management, or school nursing. Students completing this program are awarded an MSN. The program design allows candidates to complete their degree in approximately 28 months.
The Elms College School of Nursing program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) to offer the most contemporary nursing education available to students.
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Following completion of these bridge courses RN-MSN students proceed to take MSN Graduate Core Course & Concentration Courses.
RN-MSN Bridge Courses
|Course #||Formerly||Course Name||# of Credit Hours|
|NUR 3101||NUR 311||Nursing as a Profession||3|
|NUR 3400||NUR 340||Evidence Based Nursing||3|
|NUR 4405||NUR 445||Population Health Nursing||4|
|NUR 6400||NUR 640||Leadership and Management in Nursing||3|