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RN to Master of Science in Nursing

What You’ll Study

Are you seeking a fast track to advanced nursing roles? The Queens RN to MSN pathway prepares you to succeed as a nurse leader or educator without BSN degree requirements. The Presbyterian School of Nursing designed this program to offer you a clear, accelerated path to a master’s degree. Get the flexibility to pursue your next nursing position as you continue thriving in your current job. Like the traditional MSN degree, the RN to MSN degree allows you to specialize in an area that interests you.

Program Highlights

Number of credits: 42 credit hours

Number of courses needed to graduate: 14

Average Completion Time: 2.5 years

Cost per credit: $700

Flexible Program: Online and asynchronous

Course Length: 8 weeks

No BSN Requirement

How Can You Use This Degree?

MSN graduates will achieve more advanced positions and can work in a wide variety of environments.

  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Nurse Director
  • Nursing Educator
  • Nursing Informatics Specialist
  • Research Nurse

Highlighted Courses

  • Population Health Nursing (NUR 500)
  • Theoretical Foundations (NUR 612)
  • Health Policy (NUR 624)
  • Informatics in Health Care (NUR 628)

Program Contact

Gary Gilleece, MBA, M.Ed

Graduate Recruiter, Blair College of Health

Meet Your Professors


The RN to MSN degree program at Queens University of Charlotte is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). For more information regarding accreditation, please visit our webpage.

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