Do you want to realize your dreams of earning a Master of Science in Nursing degree and becoming an advance practice nurse? The RODP MSN program offers a flexible, accelerated RN pre-specialty bridge to obtaining your Master's degree in Nursing.

Bridge Option for RNsRegistered nurses who hold an Associate's degree or diploma in Nursing AND a Bachelor's degree in a field other than nursing now have the opportunity to be considered for admission to the RODP Master of Science in Nursing program. RNs with non-nursing Bachelor degrees must complete a 12 semester hour bridge of four theory courses before taking their Master's-level courses. All other admission requirements must be met as well.

The required courses are shown below. These courses are offered on a rotating schedule during the Fall and Spring semesters and are subject to minimum enrollment requirements and faculty availability.

Core Requirements (all required)

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
NURS 4210 Healthcare Research 3
NURS 4211 Nursing Leadership & Management 3
NURS 4212 Trends & Issues in Nursing and Healthcare 3
NURS 4213 Community Health Nursing 3
Total hours: 12

NOTE: RN/MSN graduates will not be awarded the BSN degree.

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