Students admitted to the RN-BSN option are eligible for the RN- MSN option allowing for an easy transition into the MSN program at Queens. This allows students to take graduate coursework (applicable to their MSN) while working on their BSN degree.
Students pursuing the RN-MSN option may take three courses (9 credit hours) at the graduate level in place of three courses normally taken at the undergraduate level for the BSN:
NURS 612 Theoretical Foundations may be substituted for NURS 454 Nursing Perspectives
NURS 628 Informatics in Health Care may be substituted for NURS 375 Health Informatics
NURS 632 Research Methods may be substituted for NURS 474 Research and Evidence
Students in the RN-MSN option who are interested in continuing to the MSN program after conferral of their BSN, must apply to the MSN program during their last semester in the RN-MSN option. Applicants must meet all MSN Admission requirements.