Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing

About the Program

The RN to MSN program offers an expedited time table at a fantastic value. This program advances your education past the BSN level and equips you to be a leader in education or hospital nursing administration. This accelerated program allows you to earn your MSN in less time—and save more money—than if you complete the RN to BSN and MSN programs separately.

Program Program Price Scholarships and Discounts Cost to Student*
RN-MSN - Nurse Educator $27,507 -$8,007 $19,500 total
RN-MSN - Administration $26,084 -$6,584 $19,500 total

Program Benefits:

  • Accelerated online courses
  • BSN awarded when undergraduate requirements are met
  • No expiration on previously earned credits
  • Complete your RN to MSN at the nation's largest public college of nursing
  • CCNE accredited
  • Clinicals can be completed in your geographical area
  • Flexibility to choose between an MSN Nurse Administrator or MSN Nurse Educator degree track

Some nursing courses may count towards both your RN to BSN and MSN, allowing you to graduate faster.

UT Arlington's College of Nursing and Health Innovation has designed its online RN to MSN program to include all the courses you need to graduate with your MSN, including general courses. Online learning also allows you to continue your education while juggling the many activities of home and work.

You can apply immediately—regardless of the number of general courses you have completed—by clicking the Apply Now button. This unique online delivery format is the most cost-effective and efficient way to earn an MSN degree.

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RN to MSN Drop Form (.PDF)


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Accreditation Information

The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Texas at Arlington.

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation at The University of Texas at Arlington is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036

*Cost is a combination of discounts and scholarships. Additional fees may apply and students may be required to complete additional non-nursing courses, which could increase the total cost of the program. University reserves the right to increase prices at any time.

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