Earn a BSN and MSN at the same timeRN-MSN

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Why Choose Our Program?

Are you a working nurse looking to further your education? Our RN to Master of Science in Nursing (RN-MSN) program allows registered nurses to earn two degrees on their terms, through a flexible, highly-regarded nursing program. Graduates from the RN-MSN program are prepared for a career in nursing leadership, healthcare quality and safety, education, or informatics. This program was designed to streamline your education path, saving you time and money while you earn a BSN and MSN at the same time.

  • Earn 30 credits toward your BSN from your RN license
  • Take advantage of the strong partnerships JU maintains with healthcare industry leaders 



Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and an admissions counselor to ask questions about our curriculum and admissions process.

Wednesday, July 24, 2024

3:00 p.m.

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Saving time, money and courseworkRN-MSN Your Way

JU's RN-MSN program prepares you to take the next step in your career whether that be a promotion or graduate school. The RN-MSN program was designed for you to complete your way:

  • Small classes provide you with individual attention
  • Offered 100% online, convenient for working professionals
  • Courses offered in 7-week flexible course formats that allow you to start year-round and take terms off when you need it
  • Work with an academic advisor throughout the program who will assist you with individualizing your program progression in a way that works for your schedule.
18 monthsFinish the program in as few as 18 months.
$97,000Average salary of a Nursing Administrator
2 DegreesSave time and money by graduating with two degrees at the same time.
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About our Program


BSN Core Courses

  • NUR 352SI: Professional Nursing
  • NUR 354WI: Evidence-Based Nursing
  • NUR 357: Assessment and Pathophysiology I
  • NUR 452WI: Nursing Leadership and Health Care Policy
  • NUR 453: Community Focused Professional Nursing
  • NUR 449: Assessment and Pathophysiology II
  • NUR 455: Advanced Acute Care Concepts

MSN Core Courses

  • NUR 510: Nursing Theory and Research I
  • NUR 512: Organization, Delivery and Policy in Healthcare
  • NUR 514: Nursing Leadership and Advanced Roles
  • NUR 516: Information Systems and Technology for Improved Health Care
  • NUR 520: Nursing Theory and Research II
  • *NUR 551: Advanced Role Practicum

RN to MSN students must select one of the following specializations, each comprised of 12 credit hours.

  • Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Leadership in Healthcare Systems
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Healthcare Quality and Safety

* All courses must be completed prior to NUR 551.


  • Completed JU Application
  • Active US Nursing License
  • All unofficial transcripts from regionally accredited colleges & universities and any transcripts that reflect the student's completed nursing coursework & nursing degrees regardless of regional accreditation

The following may be requested of students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or below:

  •  Statement of Intent
  •  Letters of Recommendation

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Contact Information Keigwin School of Nursing

Howard Administration Building
Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Phone: (904) 256-7000
Email: graduateadmissions@ju.edu

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