Master of Science in Nursing (RN to MSN)
Stony Brook University

Program Details

Registered Nurses can pursue their master’s degree with this online program designed to fulfill the requirements of both the Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing. Stony Brook University’s RN to MSN program helps students apply principles from the sciences, arts, and humanities to patient-centered nursing practice.

Students learn nursing theories useful in guiding research, policy, and clinical nursing practice. Nurses in the online MSN degree program gain clinical expertise in the delivery of safe, quality care to diverse individuals, families, and communities. The program also incorporates studies in leadership characteristics to prepare students for advanced roles in healthcare settings.

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Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Stony Brook University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Current professional Registered Nurse license
  • Requires at least 57 credits for transfer with completion of an associate or diploma in nursing
  • Minimum 1 year clinical experience as an RN in clinical area of interest