Accelerated Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Purdue University Global

Program Details

If you are an RN and your career goals require earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), consider the Accelerated MSN option. The Accelerated MSN option offers associate’s- or diploma-level nurses the opportunity to satisfy specific core requirements for Purdue University Global’s MSN program while completing their bachelor’s degree in nursing. Students then have the opportunity to enter a condensed version of Purdue University Global’s MSN program. Students completing this accelerated program will earn their Purdue University Global BSN and MSN degrees at a faster pace and lower cost than completing each degree separately. The Accelerated MSN option is subject to eligibility requirements.


  • Transcript(s) indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Documentation of a current, unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse
  • Approved criminal background check

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission