RN to MSN

Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) — Nurse Practitioner

 

Preparing You To Excel

Our online RN to MSN program* is for registered nurses with an associate degree who want to achieve their MSN degree and become nurse practitioners. The program focuses on the advanced clinical skills that are in high demand, professionalism, and evidence-based practice for improved patient outcomes. We offer three concentrations to give you the opportunity to align your education with your career goals: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, Psychiatric/Mental Health and Family.

Our integrated exam preparation courses provide dedicated study resources that lead to impressive passing rates and graduate success. Wilkes nurses have pass rates on board certification exams that are consistently above the national average.

*A pass-through bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) is not granted as part of the RN to MSN program.

Quality Education Within Reach

Wilkes University prides itself on providing quality education to all who are willing, regardless of their socioeconomic, ethnic or religious background. You’ll find our competitively priced tuition and caliber of faculty hard to beat — save $10k by enrolling in our RN to MSN program as compared to first getting your bachelor's and then your master's in nursing. Your return on investment is looking good!

Traditional Route
Wilkes University Online
Traditional Route

RN to Bachelor's
in Nursing


Average

Total program cost
$13,720

Time to complete
14 months

+

Traditional Route

MSN-
FNP


Average

Total program cost
$35,800

Time to complete
30 months

Total cost: $49,100

Total time to complete: 44 months

vs

Wilkes University Online

RN to MSN-FNP
Program


 

Total program cost
$39,312

Time to complete
36 months

Save $10K on tuition

Graduate almost 7 months sooner

Source: Proprietary research
Note: A pass-through bachelor's degree is not granted as part of the RN-MSN program.

Clinical Placement And Support

Our Clinical Placement Team provides proactive support and assistance. Securing a clinical site takes a lot of work; there’s no way around it, except at Wilkes. And there’s more:

  • You’ll also have a dedicated student success advisor to help you from enrollment through to graduation.
  • These resources are offered at no additional charge and are built into the program. FAQs