Accelerated RN to MSN: Online master’s degree
Bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) and master of science in nursing with an emphasis in nurse educator (MS)
- Program type: Undergraduate entry point leading to bachelor’s and culmination of master’s degree
- Academic home: Sinclair School of Nursing
- Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
- Delivery mode: Blended; some campus visits required
- Total credit hours: 56
- Estimated program cost: $26,291.96*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
How an accelerated RN to MSN online master’s degree can help you
The accelerated RN to MSN program from MU can help you advance your career as a nurse educator rapidly. If you have a diploma or associate degree in nursing and want to help educate tomorrow's nurses, this could be the program for you.
Graduates will be eligible for nurse educator certification from the National League of Nursing.
Program structure and topics
Delivery of this program is primarily online with one or two on-campus visits.
Courses are semester-based. How long it takes to complete the program depends on your academic progress so far. If you study part time and take two courses each semester, you complete the program in four years.
Course work covers, among others
- Health care policy
- Nursing theory, research and evidence-based practice
- Public health and sociocultural issues
- Role development
- Teaching strategies and curriculum development
Want a 10 percent reduction on your tuition? Mizzou Online offers tuition awards for community college graduates, veterans, military service members and their dependents.
This program is administered by the Sinclair School of Nursing.