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Gonzaga University – Online RN to MSN Degree Program2018-09-12T02:19:34+00:00

Gonzaga University – Online RN to MSN Degree Program

Program Overview

According to Gonzaga University:

“The Gonzaga University online RN to MSN degree program is designed for registered nurses with an associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) who want to earn an advanced nursing degree. The RN-MSN degree gives you a direct path to take your career to the next level. You can earn the degree faster than a bachelor’s and master’s degree separately.”

At a Glance

Total credit hours 51
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Accreditation Gonzaga’s MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive Students will complete 360 practicum hours. In addition, there is a required two-day, on-campus immersion during the last practicum course in the Health Systems Leadership track.
Concentration Health Systems Leadership: This track incorporates knowledge from business, organizational behavior, quality improvement, health care law, and nursing to teach you how to devise innovative solutions to today’s complex health care problems. It prepares registered nurses to assume leadership and administrative positions in inpatient, outpatient and community-based settings. Students gain knowledge and competency in financial and human capital management and learn strategies for responding to the ethical and legal issues encountered in administrative roles.
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete Three (3) years (full-time)
Admission requirements According to Gonzaga University, to be eligible for admission to the RN-MSN program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Have an unencumbered RN license and associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited program.
  • Submit one official transcript from each college or university attended.
  • Request a minimum of two letters of recommendation through your online application.
  • Submit a 500-1,000 word essay that is well-written and organized.
  • MAT or GRE waived if you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.