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Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN)

Program Details

Wilkes University’s online RN to MSN track allows experienced, practicing RNs with an associate’s degree (AAN or ASN) to earn a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) fully online in under three years – that’s less time than it takes to earn a BSN. Simply enroll and complete two bridge courses totaling 10 credit hours. These bridge courses will bring you up to a baccalaureate level of study, and prepare you for graduate coursework. After that, you’ll enter Wilkes University’s 39-credit Master of Science in Nursing with a Nursing Informatics concentration online master’s degree program. (Please note that no pass-through bachelor’s degree is awarded.) The Nursing Informatics MSN degree coursework helps prepare program graduates to meet all of the academic eligibility requirements to test for the nation’s premier certification for nursing informatics administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) – a credential that can open rewarding leadership and promotion opportunities.

Requirements

  • A nursing degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale from a programmatically accredited degree-granting institution
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • A completed admission application
  • Minimum one year of clinical experience
  • Official transcripts from degree-granting institution
  • Current resume/C.V.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Restrictions

At this time, Wilkes University is not able to accept online students from the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon,Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.