Online RN to MSN Programs

Complete a Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing online program to earn a BSN and an MSN degree through one seamless series of curricula while gaining specialized knowledge and expertise.

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Why choose a WP Online RN to MSN program:

  • Made for working registered nurses, online coursework is accessible 24/7 anywhere you have an internet connection
  • Dedicated, supportive faculty with significant real-world experience in nursing leadership provide personalized attention
  • You will complete course requirements needed to apply for career-advancing certifications and to sit for exams related to your field

Why choose our online RN to MSN program?

  • Apply advanced knowledge of nursing theories, related sciences and humanities, and methods of inquiry in the delivery of healthcare services
  • Develop leadership and communicate effectively using the collaborative approach to improve quality care
  • Analyze changes in the healthcare system through the design and implementation of health-related projects that strengthen outcomes in the healthcare delivery system

Which online program is right for you?

GRADUATE DEGREE

Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education

As few as 18 months Duration
53 Credit Hours
$25,742.30 Total Tuition

Prepare to advance healthcare through quality learning experiences as a nurse educator with this CCNE-accredited RN to MSN nursing educator online program. WP designed this flexible degree to develop educational leaders who are committed to the advancement and excellence of the nursing discipline. This affordable program will enrich your nursing knowledge and build educational skills that can be used within the scientific community and in academic and service institutions. Plus, it provides the opportunity to earn two degrees in one seamless program. After completing the embedded baccalaureate curricula, you will earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, qualifying you for new career opportunities as you continue toward your MSN.

Coursework for this RN to Master of Science in Nursing educator program is 100 percent online and features an integrated study of advanced nursing and teaching competencies, including curriculum development and clinical and classroom teaching strategies. Graduate with a solid foundation you can build upon to meet the need for qualified university-level nursing faculty. With a legacy of innovation and academic research, William Paterson University provides the support and guidance you need to reach your professional goals in healthcare.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

As few as 28 months Duration
65 Credit Hours
$38,080 Total Tuition

Designed to be flexible for working nurses, this Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner online program from William Paterson University gives you the opportunity to earn two degrees in one seamless program. After completing the embedded baccalaureate curricula, you will earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, qualifying you for new career opportunities as you continue toward your MSN. This innovative program equips you with the specialized knowledge and clinical experience you need to provide primary care to patients of all ages as an advanced nurse practitioner.

Coursework is 100 percent online and includes exploration of the role of the APN, nursing research strategies, legislation and social policy, and population health. You will also examine advanced pathophysiology; pharmacology; and health assessment of pediatric, adult, and childbearing clients. Throughout this online RN to MSN FNP program, our experienced faculty will help develop your expertise in health promotion through evidence-based practice and support your pursuit of self-development, professional growth, and lifelong learning. Upon completion, you will be eligible to sit for the FNP certification exam—of which graduates of our MSN–FNP program have had a 100 percent pass rate.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

As few as 24 months Duration
57 Credit Hours
$30,309 Total Tuition

The Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner online program, focused on primary care, from William Paterson University helps you elevate your professional practice faster. After completing the embedded baccalaureate curricula, you will earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, qualifying you for new career opportunities as you continue toward your MSN degree. You will gain specialized knowledge and clinical experience to provide evidence-based care as an advanced nurse practitioner.

Taught by experienced faculty, the 100 percent online coursework includes exploring the role of the APN, nursing research strategies, population health, and social policy as well as advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, and health assessment of the adult client. You will complete the theory and practicum course requirements you need to take the adult gerontology certification exam.

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GRADUATE DEGREE

Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration

As few as 20 months Duration
58 Credit Hours
$26,726 Total Tuition

Become a highly effective nurse leader in a variety of healthcare environments with this CCNE-accredited RN to MSN – Nursing Administration degree program. This unique online master’s program enhances the interprofessional business knowledge you need as a nursing administrator through the integration of MBA courses from the Cotsakos College of Business. In addition to business curricula, you will complete RN to BSN courses, after which WP will grant your Bachelor of Science in Nursing, qualifying you for new career opportunities as you continue toward your nurse administration RN to MSN online.

This RN to MSN nurse administration program is designed to be flexible for working RNs and features 100 percent online coursework. Rigorous curriculum is taught by experienced faculty who are committed to your success. As a student, you will complete the theory and practicum course requirements you need to apply for the Nurse Executive, Advanced Certification Examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) administrator certification exams: Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) and Executive Nursing Practice (CENP).

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The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, post-master's degree certification in adult gerontology and family nurse practitioner, and DNP programs at William Paterson University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (ccneaccreditation.org). Expires June 30, 2030.

Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Education

Duration: 18 months Credit Hours: 53 Tuition: $329 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Prepare to advance healthcare through quality learning experiences as a nurse educator with this CCNE-accredited RN to MSN nursing educator online program. WP designed this flexible degree to develop educational leaders who are committed to the advancement and excellence of the nursing discipline. This affordable program will enrich your nursing knowledge and build educational skills that can be used within the scientific community and in academic and service institutions. Plus, it provides the opportunity to earn two degrees in one seamless program. After completing the embedded baccalaureate curricula, you will earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, qualifying you for new career opportunities as you continue toward your MSN.

Coursework for this RN to Master of Science in Nursing educator program is 100 percent online and features an integrated study of advanced nursing and teaching competencies, including curriculum development and clinical and classroom teaching strategies. Graduate with a solid foundation you can build upon to meet the need for qualified university-level nursing faculty. With a legacy of innovation and academic research, William Paterson University provides the support and guidance you need to reach your professional goals in healthcare.

Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

Duration: 28 months Credit Hours: 65 Tuition: $329 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Designed to be flexible for working nurses, this Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner online program from William Paterson University gives you the opportunity to earn two degrees in one seamless program. After completing the embedded baccalaureate curricula, you will earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, qualifying you for new career opportunities as you continue toward your MSN. This innovative program equips you with the specialized knowledge and clinical experience you need to provide primary care to patients of all ages as an advanced nurse practitioner.

Coursework is 100 percent online and includes exploration of the role of the APN, nursing research strategies, legislation and social policy, and population health. You will also examine advanced pathophysiology; pharmacology; and health assessment of pediatric, adult, and childbearing clients. Throughout this online RN to MSN FNP program, our experienced faculty will help develop your expertise in health promotion through evidence-based practice and support your pursuit of self-development, professional growth, and lifelong learning. Upon completion, you will be eligible to sit for the FNP certification exam—of which graduates of our MSN–FNP program have had a 100 percent pass rate.

Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Duration: 24 months Credit Hours: 57 Tuition: $329 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

The Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner online program, focused on primary care, from William Paterson University helps you elevate your professional practice faster. After completing the embedded baccalaureate curricula, you will earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, qualifying you for new career opportunities as you continue toward your MSN degree. You will gain specialized knowledge and clinical experience to provide evidence-based care as an advanced nurse practitioner.

Taught by experienced faculty, the 100 percent online coursework includes exploring the role of the APN, nursing research strategies, population health, and social policy as well as advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, and health assessment of the adult client. You will complete the theory and practicum course requirements you need to take the adult gerontology certification exam.

Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing Administration

Duration: 20 months Credit Hours: 58 Tuition: $329 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 6/23/24 Start class: 7/15/24

Become a highly effective nurse leader in a variety of healthcare environments with this CCNE-accredited RN to MSN – Nursing Administration degree program. This unique online master’s program enhances the interprofessional business knowledge you need as a nursing administrator through the integration of MBA courses from the Cotsakos College of Business. In addition to business curricula, you will complete RN to BSN courses, after which WP will grant your Bachelor of Science in Nursing, qualifying you for new career opportunities as you continue toward your nurse administration RN to MSN online.

This RN to MSN nurse administration program is designed to be flexible for working RNs and features 100 percent online coursework. Rigorous curriculum is taught by experienced faculty who are committed to your success. As a student, you will complete the theory and practicum course requirements you need to apply for the Nurse Executive, Advanced Certification Examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) administrator certification exams: Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) and Executive Nursing Practice (CENP).

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