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Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN Option)

The Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN Option) from WGU Indiana prepares students to teach new generations of nurses; this rigorous program allows students to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. 

To enroll into WGU Indiana’s M.S. Nursing Education program, students must possess:

  • A diploma or associate’s degree in Nursing
  • A current unencumbered RN license
  • The desire to earn a master’s degree to further their career in nursing education

Curriculum in the Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN Option) from WGU Indiana is designed based on the Nursing Educator standards of the National League for Nursing (NLN) and the Masters Essentials for Professional Nursing practice. The knowledge students gain from courses enable them to educate future nurses in a variety of settings and includes:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Foundations
  • Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice
  • General Education
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Related Science
  • Nursing Science
  • Nursing Theory and Practice
  • Policy, Organization, and Financing of Healthcare
  • Research Fundamentals
  • Role Development for Advanced Nursing Practice

The complete Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN Option) from WGU Indiana consists of 144 Competency Units (CUs; i.e., credit equivalents). However, coursework completed at other accredited institutions may waive some requirements. WGU Indiana will conduct a full transcript review to determine if past education is applicable.

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