RN-BSN to MSN: Accelerated Program

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Liberty University’s CCNE accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing for RNs - Master of Science in Nursing is designed to prepare you, as an RN, at both an undergraduate and graduate level to function in the job market in administration, education, and informatics. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge that will increase your job security and opportunities. Through this program, you will be given the opportunity to complete a bachelor's and master's degree more quickly for less cost.

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Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 151 total hours
  • 30 undergraduate hours must be taken through Liberty
  • 46% of undergraduate major required through Liberty
  • Up to 75 hours may be transferred in.
  • Visit the School of Nursing


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

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.