Master of Science in Nursing (RN-MSN Bridge)
Loyola University New Orleans

Program Details

The BLEND option is developed for nurses who have already earned an undergraduate bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing, but wish to pursue their graduate degree in nursing. The programs are designed to “bridge” your professional nursing experience and training with the foundational knowledge you need to be successful in a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program. You can apply to any of the online MSN concentrations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Health Care Systems Management, or Nurse Educator.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Loyola University New Orleans is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This online MSN program is a “fast track” to the MSN, in which students earn the MSN without earning a terminal BSN. Students will receive a BSN equivalency recognized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing
  • an active, unencumbered RN license

Restricted States

New York, Washington