Online RN To BSN To MSN In Community Health
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Credit Hours
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Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Automatic minimum 39 credits for RN licensure and transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 22, 2022
Accreditation
CCNE

Help Your Community Overcome Health Challenges with Liberty’s Online RN-BSN-MSN in Community Health

As a licensed nurse, you work closely with patients to meet their immediate health needs. Throughout this process, these patients also need guidance on how to live healthier lives and avoid health challenges outside of the hospital setting. Liberty University’s online RN to BSN to MSN in Community Health is designed to provide you with the tools you need to develop relationships within the community so you can identify and address their health needs.

By pursuing our RN-BSN-MSN in Community Health, you will gain the skills and confidence to help your community make positive, healthy life decisions. This program is designed to help you complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing credential on your way to earning your Master of Science in Nursing – all within a shorter total time frame. With these advanced degrees, you can prepare yourself for new heights in your nursing career. Your training in community health can also prepare you for opportunities in leadership and outreach. Let Liberty University partner with you to help meet your career goals with the online RN-BSN-MSN in Community Health, and you can look forward to a bright future.

Licensure requirements may vary and are subject to change without notice. View your state’s requirements here: licensure/certification requirements.


Why Choose Liberty’s MSN Community Health Nursing Degree?

As an innovator in distance education since 1985, we know what it takes to create a balance of flexibility and quality that can help you get the skills you need to achieve your dreams, all while fitting into your life. With our flexible, 8-week course formats, you will be able to keep up with the demands of your nursing profession while simultaneously enhancing your knowledge of nursing and learning to incorporate healthcare policy. Additionally, you can confidently pursue your degree here since all of Liberty’s nursing programs hold accreditation through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

While earning your RN-BSN-MSN degree, you can be confident that you will be learning about community health and advanced nursing practice from a faculty of healthcare experts with years of experience in the field. As a graduate from Liberty, you will be equipped with practical skills and advanced studies so you can work with leaders to create positive changes in the businesses, schools, and public spaces in your area. If you want to increase your career opportunities and help make change happen in your community, Liberty’s online RN-BSN-MSN program can help you prepare for a fulfilling career.

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Benefits of Pursuing an Online RN to BSN to MSN Degree

  • 39 credits for RN license – With an RN license, you will receive 39 hours of course credits toward your nursing degree.
  • Reduced tuition rate – For any of Liberty’s RN to BSN to MSN tracks, you’ll pay only $330 per credit hour for part- or full-time attendance!
  • 2-Year BSN and MSN Accelerated Track – Liberty’s School of Nursing offers the online RN-BSN-MSN program in an accelerated format that will allow you to earn both your BSN and MSN faster than ever. Call us today to find out how in 24 months you will be able to earn both your BSN and MSN online.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).


What Will You Learn in Our MSN Community Health Nursing Program?

Our RN to BSN to MSN takes you through the content of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, which expands on your nursing training to improve your nursing practice techniques. Your undergraduate nursing courses will cover new topics in treatments, assessments, and problem-solving that can help equip you for more advanced roles in the nursing field.

Liberty University’s online graduate nursing courses will then further develop your administrative, leadership, and advanced practice skills to help equip you for management and leadership in the nursing setting. The community health focus of this program will provide you with the information you need to succeed in fulfilling the role of a nurse by serving the needs of the public.

Through our graduate nursing content, you will learn to provide care to individuals within the community, educate patients through community-based intervention programs, and identify and correct multiple health issues. You will also cover advanced health topics in biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, and social and behavioral sciences. Liberty University’s RN-BSN-MSN in Community Health will also include a practicum that will expand your engagement within the community and teach you to be a successful public health nurse.

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RN to BSN to MSN Online – Community Health Degree Information

  • This program falls under the School of Nursing.
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • Download and review the Degree Completion Plan.
  • View the Graduate Nursing Course Guides (login required).
  • A background check is required in preparation for the MSN practicum.

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Additional Program 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 211 – Post-Licensure 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 Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for RN to BSN to MSN courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

Please note: 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.

Admission Requirements for the Online RN-BSN-MSN in Community Health Degree

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information. 

At this time, our RN to BSN to MSN degree is limited in certain states. Please view the licensure/certification requirements for your state. International students can contact the School of Nursing for questions about admission to their specific degree of interest.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Proof of RN license
  • High School Self-Certification form and official high school transcripts within first 12 credit hours
  • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 

RN to BSN to MSN Degree CCNE Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

CCNE Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

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.

RN to BSN to MSN Online Program Highlights

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 5 online schools in America. Earning your online RN to BSN to MSN degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. Liberty’s RN to BSN to MSN track has a reduced tuition rate of $330 per credit hour for part- or full-time attendance. This includes the tuition for graduate courses!
  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.
  • With an RN license, you will receive a minimum of 39 hours of transfer credit with no challenge tests so that you can finish your degree faster.
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • The content of the RN-BSN-MSN in Community Health can prepare you to seek certification in public health nursing upon graduation.

    Potential Career Options with an RN-BSN-MSN Degree in Community Health

    • Community center RN manager
    • Disaster relief planner
    • Emergency response team administrator
    • Home care RN manager
    • Medical health inspector