Kaplan University

RN to Master of Science in Nursing

The RN to Master of Science in Nursing from Kaplan University helps students advance their careers through in-depth knowledge and skill development.

The RN to Master of Science in Nursing offers associate’s and bachelor's degree, diploma, or certificate-level nurses the opportunity to satisfy specific core requirements for Kaplan University’s Master of Science in Nursing program while completing their bachelor’s degree in nursing. Students then have the opportunity to enter Kaplan University’s Master of Science in Nursing program in a condensed format. Students completing this accelerated program will earn their Kaplan University Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degrees at a faster pace and lower cost than completing each degree separately.

The RN-to-Master of Science in Nursing option begins with undergraduate courses designed to build a foundation for future success in advanced nursing roles. Students then move on to complete graduate-level courses based on their previous level of education. This innovative curriculum encourages critical thinking, enhances communication techniques, and addresses the managerial and technical competencies required by health care employers today. It features:

  • A strong focus on professional leadership with courses in management, informatics, research, emerging trends in health care therapies, health assessment and community nursing
  • An emphasis on health promotion, health care information, professional ethics, diversity and health care management
  • A capstone in nursing, completed in each student's community with the guidance of expert faculty, designed to improve the delivery of patient care
  • Graduate-level courses in advanced nursing theory, and ethical and legal perspectives of the health care system with a direct track to completing a Kaplan University master’s degree in nursing
  • A dedicated faculty of practicing professionals who have attained high levels of achievement in their respective fields

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Degree Category: Health & Medicine > Nursing > Masters
Degree Subject: Nursing Degree
Degree Level: Master's