Registered Nurse to Master's Degree Program - FAQ
Admission to the Registered Nurse to Master in Nursing degree program is open to Registered Nurses who have successfully completed an associate degree or diploma nursing program. This degree is designed for students whose highest earned degree is the associate degree or diploma.
Yes, international students are eligible for the RN to MS program. However, the requirements for admission are different for international applicants. Please refer to the International Students page to learn more about the eligibility requirements.
In addition to the tuition costs, you should plan for costs associated with purchasing textbooks, as well as your Internet and phone charges. There is also a student services fee assessed annually, so your final program costs will be dependent on how long it takes you to complete your degree. See these pages for current information:
Several financial aid opportunities are available to assist you with the cost of earning the MS degree including Federal Title IV financial aid. We encourage you to take advantage of these benefits. Visit our Financial Aid page for complete information on available programs, qualification requirements, costs, and details.
Distribution requirements for general education ensure that all students develop basic competence (at least 100-level courses/examinations) in the areas of arts and sciences (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and mathematics), as well as specific abilities in written English and information literacy.