Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Mercy College

Program Details

Mercy College offers an online Master of Science in Nursing degree for Registered Nurses with an associate degree or diploma. Students gain core competencies in nursing technology, research, leadership, and quality.

Students learn the principles of quality improvement, healthcare policy, and cost effectiveness. The coursework for this MSN degree can be completed entirely online. Clinical sites are coordinated by faculty and the student, with many out-of-area students able to complete requirements near their home. 

Courses in the program cover topics such as:

  • Transcultural nursing
  • Nursing informatics
  • Health policy
  • Leadership and management
  • Community health nursing and advocacy

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Mercy College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires an accredited associate degree in nursing
  • Copy of current RN license
  • Criminal background check