Aspen University

Master of Science in Nursing - RN to MSN

Aspen University's RN to MSN Bridge program is designed for registered nurses who have already earned an associate's degree in nursing and are ready to expand their career opportunities and better serve their patients with a graduate-level degree. Graduates of this program are prepared to assume various leadership roles in management, education and clinical practice across a spectrum of healthcare settings.

The online RN to MSN program provides comprehensive education grounded in nursing theory and research, public health, and a practical knowledge of legal and ethical issues in healthcare. Students in the RN to MSN Bridge program select an area of specialization for their degree by enrolling in specialization courses concentrated on either Nursing Education or Nursing Administration and Management.

Students in the RN to MSN Bridge Program do not receive a BSN degree, but instead progress toward graduating with the MSN degree in the specialty area of either Nursing Education or Nursing Administration and Management.

Potential Careers

Students who earn the Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization Undecided, (RN to MSN Bridge Program) degree typically pursue the following careers:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Acute Care Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses
  • Critical Care Nurses
  • Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Nurse Practitioners
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