Turn your RN into an MSN with this accelerated program that also allows you to earn a bachelor’s degree on the way to your master’s. Designed to help you excel in evidence-based decision making, informatics, global perspectives and innovative thinking, this program prepares graduates to serve in educational or administrative roles in nursing.
Our courses are geared toward helping forward-thinking nurses excel in their field. With meaningful assignments, the RN to MSN program is relevant, immediately applicable, and designed to meet the needs of employers. And since our courses are all online, you can study whenever your busy schedule allows.
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. 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.
RN to MSN
55 semester credits
x $355 per credit
$50 Application Fee
$200 Program Conferral Fee
$10 California Student Tuition Recovery Fee
Total Program Cost*
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*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, the 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.
State of California Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF)
It is a state of California requirement that a student who pays his or her tuition is required to pay a state-imposed assessment fifty cents ($0.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000) of institutional charges, rounded to the nearest thousand dollars, for the California Student Tuition Recovery Fund. For more information and to see if you must pay the state-imposed assessment for Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) click here.
RN to MSN
RN 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:
RN to MSN
Explore the classes you'll take to fulfill this program's 55 semester credit requirement. For more information, a complete list of requirements, and course options, see the College Catalog.
(30 semester credits - must be completed to earn bsn)
Nursing courses (15 semester credits - 6 taken as part of the BSN)
The RN to MSN program requires students to complete a total of 145 semester credits. The 145-credit requirement for the RN to MSN program includes the following: