Earning your Master’s in Nursing means you’re ready to become a leader in the healthcare field. If you’re a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, this is the next step on the path to be a nurse educator or nurse manager. With an MSN from ACE, students gain greater knowledge and expertise, potential for career advancement or extension through a different role, and more variety in career options.
The mission of the ACE Department of Nursing is to educate and inspire nursing students to become exceptional healthcare providers, educators, and leaders who use forward thinking, evidence-based innovation, and collaboration to transform health outcomes, organizations, and systems within a global society. We have highly qualified and experienced staff and faculty to support our nursing program. An assistant provost of health care professions, department chair, curriculum director, and several faculty members oversee the department.
Sixteen of your semester credits will specialize in a focus area of your choice. View the College Catalog for full descriptions.
BSN to MSN
31 semester credits
x $380 per credit**
$50 Application Fee
$100 Program Conferral Fee
Total Program Cost*
**With BSN to MSN New Student Grant, cost will equal $380 per credit hour, plus fees. Without the grant, cost will equal $515 per credit hour, plus fees.
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A 200-hour practicum is embedded in the program and required for program completion.
*This is an estimated value of the cost for tuition and fees. Amounts may vary depending on number of transfer credits applied to the selected program hours, the pace and satisfactory completion of the selected program credit hours, receipt of, or eligibility for, institutional or non-institutional scholarship and/or grant amounts, and adjustments to tuition or fees as described in the Catalog Right to Modify Tuition section.
**$515 per credit hour - $135 BSN to MSN New Student Grant = $380 per credit hour.
State of California Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF)
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BSN to MSN
BSN to MSN
All applicants must submit to the Admissions Office official, sealed college transcripts from each institution attended.
All applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate competence in the English language as demonstrated in one of three ways:
BSN to MSN
Explore the classes you'll take to fulfill this program's 31 semester credit requirement. For more information, a complete list of requirements, and course options, see the College Catalog.
Customize this degree by choosing a five-course Focus of Study to fulfill the remaining 16 semester credits.