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Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN To BSN) Online Degree Program

Fast Track Your Career Advancement through Our RN to BSN to MSN: Accelerated Program

If you are a registered nurse and looking to take your nursing career to the next level, you should consider pursuing our 100% online RN to BSN to MSN degree program. With this accelerated degree program, you can earn both your bachelor’s and master’s degrees from a fully accredited university who focuses on quality education. We know that you have a great deal of training and knowledge working as an RN, so we have given you the opportunity to transfer in up to 75 hours of previous college credit as well as apply for credit through our Experience Plus program.   

Our BSN to MSN degree has three different areas of specialization that you can choose from to further your education in your area of interest. The Nursing Administrator specialization prepares you for employment or advancement in nursing leadership and management positions.  As a Nursing Educator, you will be ready to promote nursing through teaching, clinical practice and program development. By pursuing our Nursing Informatics area of study, you will prepare for a career in managing healthcare resources to achieve superior healthcare management.

On your path from RN to earning a Bachelors in Nursing and Masters in Nursing, you will be taught by nursing professionals with real-world experience in clinical and leadership settings. By not only obtaining your Bachelor’s in Nursing but your Master’s in Nursing degree as well, you will open up further doors for career advancement.


Why Choose Liberty’s B.S. in Nursing for RNs – M.S. in Nursing Online Program?

This nursing degree program is offered 100% online, which means you can obtain your bachelors and master’s degree in nursing on your schedule, from wherever you live. You can focus on your current career as an RN while working towards obtaining your BSN and MSN degrees. With our accommodating program format, you do not have to put your current life on hold to prepare for future career growth.

You also do not have to sacrifice quality for the convenience of studying 100% online. Liberty University’s RN to BSN to MSN degree program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Liberty’s online programs have already been recognized by several reputable educational publications for flexibility, affordability, and quality.

What Will You Learn in Our Online RN to BSN to MSN Degree Program?

You will receive a well-rounded education from professors and staff who have worked in various specialties of nursing. Our nursing courses will provide you with the foundational knowledge and training you need to prepare you for situations you will face on the job so that you are confident in your abilities to make informed decisions. As you take the training you have as an RN, and implement it into a bachelor’s and master’s degree, you will obtain the clinical and administrative skills you need to succeed. From a clinical side, you will be challenged to understand pathophysiology, microbiology, health assessment and research topics in the field of nursing. During your master’s level coursework, you will receive advanced training in contemporary nursing issues and how to excel in the administrative and educational sides of a nursing position.  You will receive a wide variety of training that will prepare you for increased job security, new opportunities, potential promotions and new advancements.

You have the opportunity, during your pursuit of this BSN to MSN degree, to come to Liberty’s campus in Lynchburg, Va and attend NURS 210, NURS 325, and NURS 492. These courses are offered in an intensive format during the fall and spring semesters.

Specializations

Highlights
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Program Highlights

  • By earning your online bachelor and master degree in nursing from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 

Accreditations and Awards

Our RN to BSN to MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Top Online College Value Seal from SR Education Group   Most Affordable Online College Seal from SR Education Group


CCNE Accreditation for the BSN Degree

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Liberty University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. 

CCNE Accredited


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Liberty University is approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. The Online Nursing Program (RN to BSN Degree) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Virginia State Board of Nursing. 

For questions about the accreditation of Liberty University, please contact:

Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Ln.
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4500

Inquiries about the institution itself, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.

Additional Information for our RN to BSN to MSN: Accelerated Degree Program

  • This program falls under the School of Nursing.
  • Review the RN to BSN to MSN: Accelerated degree admissions requirements.
  • Credit is given for RN licensure, and no challenge tests are required.
  • Students should seek programs of study approved by their state. 
  • For students who would like an on-campus experience, the following courses are offered in an optional intensive format during the fall and spring semesters. For more information about these intensives, please contact rnbsn@liberty.edu.
    • NURS 210 – Health Assessment
    • NURS 325 – Nursing Concepts
    • NURS 492 – Advanced Concepts of Nursing Practice
  • A background check and RN Licensure verification will be completed while enrolled in the first nursing course in this program, Advanced Nursing Communication.
    • There is a fee of $39.95 (additional charges may apply) associated with this requirement
  • Military students seeking admission to the new RN to BSN to MSN dual degree program are not eligible to use Tuition Assistance benefits at this time; however, they are welcomed to pursue our Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing individually, or use alternative funding.
Additional Information
  • Credit is given for RN licensure, and no challenge tests are required.
  • Students should seek programs of study approved by their state. For more information visit our State Approval Disclosure notifications page for Liberty University Nursing Programs.
  • For students who would like an on-campus experience, the following courses are also offered in an optional, intensive format during the fall and spring semesters.
    • NURS 210 – Health Assessment
    • NURS 325 – Nursing Concepts
    • NURS 492 – Advanced Concepts of Nursing Practice. 
  • For more information about these intensives, please contact rnbsn@liberty.edu.
  • A background check and RN Licensure verification will be completed while enrolled in Advanced Nursing Communication, the required first nursing course. 
    • There is a fee of $39.95 (additional charges may apply) associated with this requirement
  • Military students seeking admission to the new RN to BSN to MSN dual degree program are not eligible to use TA Benefits at this time; however, they are welcomed to pursue our BSN or MSN individually, or use alternative funding.

Similar Online Degree Programs

For a non-accelerated format, you may be interested in our online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) or Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree programs.

Specializations for the RN to BSN to MSN Program

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing for RNs – Master of Science in Nursing must select a cognate. 

Nursing Administrator

Nursing Educator

Nursing Informatics