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RN to Bachelor to Master of Science in Nursing

RN to Bachelor to Master of Science in Nursing

Accelerate Your Career

Accelerate your path toward nurse leadership with Sacred Heart's online RN–BSN–MSN program. If you have a diploma or associate’s degree in nursing, this program provides you with a faster route to a master’s degree and more career opportunities.

Save Time and Money: Sacred Heart’s online RN–BSN–MSN program combines the Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing studies. Take graduate nursing classes at the undergraduate level and tuition rate. Depending upon your MSN specialization, this accelerated program requires you to take only eight or nine MSN classes instead of 12. Plus, you’ll earn your BSN along the way.

Already have a bachelor's degree? If you're interested in the Master of Science in Nursing but not a BSN, consider our direct entry online RN-MSN program. You don't need a BSN to enroll — only a current RN license and a bachelor's degree in any field of study. See full admissions requirements.

Watch the video and learn about what sets the RN-BSN-MSN apart from other online nursing programs from Sacred Heart's faculty members:

Choose an MSN Specialization

Along with a fast track to two in-demand nursing degrees, SHU offers three specializations within the online RN–BSN–MSN program to show you how to become a nurse leader. Choose the option that aligns with your career goals and interests.

RN-BSN-MSN Program Features

Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education Accredited

  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, the master’s degree program in nursing, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Sacred Heart University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. http://www.ccneaccreditation.org
  • Transfer up to 90 credits!
  • 24/7 convenience and flexibility of the online format
  • Award-winning faculty members with extensive clinical experience, scholarly and teaching credentials and up-to-date knowledge.
  • A degree from one of the top 30 master's level colleges and universities in the North according to US News & World Report.

Learn more about how you can earn two degrees in one convenient program with SHU’s online RN–BSN–MSN. Click here or call 877-791-7181 to speak to an Admissions team member.

*Note: This specialization has replaced former track: Patient Care Services Administration (PCSA). The name change and curricular updates and modifications have been made to reflect current leadership trends to enhance the program.