R.N. to M.S.N.

Associate Degree in Nursing (R.N.) to Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) — Nurse Practitioner


Nurse practitioner concentrations:

Family Nurse Practitioner

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care

Psychiatric/Mental Health

A pass-through bachelor's degree is not granted as part of the Associate Degree in Nursing (R.N.) to Master of Science in Nursing — Nurse Practitioner program.

Traditional Route
Wilkes University Online
Traditional Route

R.N. to Bachelor's
in Nursing


Total program cost

Time to complete
14 months


Traditional Route



Total program cost

Time to complete
30 months

Total cost: $49,100

Total time to complete: 44 months


Wilkes University Online

R.N. to M.S.N.-F.N.P.


Total program cost

Time to complete
36 months

Save $10K on tuition

Graduate almost 7 months sooner

Source: Proprietary research

At Wilkes, we are constantly changing, evolving and growing to meet the needs of our students. We look ahead to the degrees, experiences and opportunities our students will need to succeed, and that includes clinical placement.

Preparing You To Excel

The R.N. to M.S.N. program is for registered nurses with associate degrees who want to become nurse practitioners. It focuses on advanced clinical skills, professionalism and evidence-based practice. Our integrated exam preparation courses provide dedicated study resources, leading to impressive passing rates and graduate success. Wilkes nurses have pass rates on board certification exams that are consistently above the national average.

Quality Education Within Reach

Wilkes University prides itself on providing a quality education to all who are willing, irrespective of their socioeconomic, ethnic or religious background. You’ll find our competitively priced tuition and caliber of faculty hard to beat. Your return on investment is looking good!

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