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Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing / Master of Science in Nursing

Pursue Two Nursing Degrees with an RN to BSN/MSN Program Online!

The online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing/Master of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN/MSN) from Post University was designed to help registered nurses achieve their academic goals.

Instead of pursuing a bachelor’s in nursing now and waiting to pursue a master’s later, this dual-degree RN to BSN/MSN program helps you maintain your educational momentum from day one. As you work toward finishing your bachelor’s studies, you will move right into graduate studies in the BSN to MSN phase with your choice of five skill-building specializations.

Plus, with the online RN to MSN program, you could be closer to earning your BSN and your MSN than you think. Your RN license plus an Associate of Science in Nursing or Associate Degree in Nursing could be considered for up to 90 hours of transfer credit toward your dual-degree program.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Programmatic Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program in nursing at Post University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202.887.6791.

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The RN to BSN to MSN Program at a Glance

Flexible Online Classes

Monthly Start Dates

57 Nursing-Specific Credit Hours

24- to 42-Month Program

Individualized Practice Experiences

Practice-Focused Curriculum for Real-World Skills

Coursework for your online RN to MSN program is designed to help you build the foundation of insights and practical skills necessary to:

  • Pursue leadership roles on multidisciplinary teams within healthcare organizations
  • Make and prioritize nursing diagnoses by integrating methods of research and scholarship
  • Design care for individuals, groups, and communities
  • Examine the problems of contemporary health and illness
  • Help shape health policies that affect both individual and community health
  • Work toward creating quality patient outcomes
  • Use theoretical knowledge to guide advanced nursing practice

MSN Specializations

As you complete nursing courses for your BSN, you will customize your graduate-level studies with one of these relevant MSN specializations:

Your RN to BSN to MSN on Your Terms

To provide you with extra educational flexibility and choice, we offer two different tracks in our online RN to MSN bridge program: Term Based and SIMPath® (Competency Based).

Term Based (All Specializations)

  • 100% online classes
  • 8-week terms
  • Monthly class start dates
  • Consistent due dates
  • Take one class at a time

SIMPath® (Non-NP Specializations Only)

  • 100% online classes
  • 16-week semesters
  • Monthly class start dates
  • Self-paced format
  • Complete as many classes as you can*

* Start with two classes. Add in more as your schedule allows. You can register for additional classes up to the 13th week. Unfinished courses will need to be repeated.

Curriculum, Course Descriptions, & Program Outcomes

Please see the University Catalog for the online RN to BSN to MSN program’s full curriculum with course descriptions and program outcomes.

RN to BSN to MSN Online Admissions Requirements

View the full list of the Nursing Admissions Requirements

Our admissions team is available to walk you through the application process and answer any questions on the RN to BSN to MSN program requirements. Contact us to learn more!

Tuition & Payment Options

View the Tuition and Fees section for information for the online RN to BSN to MSN degree program costs.

We offer several funding options as you pursue your education. Please see the Scholarships and Other Ways to Save section to learn more about our:

  • External Scholarships
  • Nursing Tuition Reductions
  • Education Partnership Program Tuition Reduction
  • Post Eagle Program (Military)
  • Payment Plans
  • And more!


This program is not currently eligible for Title IV funding for new enrollments.

“I have two young kids and have been working during a pandemic in critical care, and I just appreciate that Post University is so great about understanding that working adults in school have many responsibilities.”
Sonny Aguilar

MSN - Management and Organizational Leadership

Pursue Your Online RN to BSN to MSN at Post!

At Post University, we are focused on your success, in and out of the classroom. A student success advisor will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and help you address challenges throughout the online RN to MSN program. We are here to help you achieve your educational and career goals.

Looking for a way to make a bigger difference for your future and your patients? Let us help. Contact us to learn more about our online RN to MSN bridge program.


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Online RN to BSN

This program is not currently eligible for Title IV funding for new enrollments.

Note: This program is not designed to fulfill the educational requirements for any licensure or certification. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body but does assist students in understanding licensure requirements.