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  • RN to MSN Online Bridge Program for Nursing

    Drexel's MSN bridge program is for RN's who have a BSN equivalent or a Bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing and now wish to pursue their MSN degree.

    The required “bridge course” in the MSN Advance Role Track is NURS 335: Genetics and Genomics: Application to Nursing Practice (3.0 quarter credits.) This class is available entirely online, and is delivered in a 10-week, quarter term session. This course is offered in any given term, and includes mandatory synchronous class meetings. 

    After successfully completing all requirements and admission to the MSN program, you'll progress directly into graduate-level courses. The BSN is not awarded in this program.

    To apply, please complete the admission process to the MSN program of your choice and seek initial advisement from the MSN program academic advisors.

    Eligible MSN Programs

    Program Features

    • Consistently ranked among the best online Master's in Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report
    • Synchronous online lectures are offered in a highly interactive e-Learning method that both challenges and engages students
    • The master's degree in nursing at Drexel University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • An experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel’s acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions

    Questions? We're here to help!

    College of Nursing and Health Professions Program Team
    CNHPGraduateDivision@drexel.edu


    State restrictions may apply to some programs.
    The RN-to-MSN Bridge program at Drexel University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

    Curriculum

    NURS 335  Genetics and Genomics: Application to Nursing Practice 4.5
    Total Credits 4.5

     

    This course focuses on current issues in genetics, genomics, and pharmacogenomics and healthcare. Genetic and genomic influences across the healthcare continuum (health prevention, health promotion, disease management, and personalized medicine) are addressed.

    Admissions Process

    To apply, please complete the admission process to the MSN program of your choice:

    Once admitted, you'll be required to take a required “bridge course”, NURS 335: Genetics and Genomics: Application to Nursing Practice. After successful completion of the bridge course, you'll progress directly into graduate-level courses. The BSN is not awarded in this program.

    Admissions Requirements

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from program fully accredited by National League of Nursing (NLN) and/or American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN.) The accrediting body for NLN is ACEN and the accrediting body for the American Association Colleges of Nursing is CCNE.
      • Nurses with a non-nursing bachelor's may consider applying for the RN-BSN-MSN program to earn both a BSN and MSN concurrently, or apply to the RN to MSN Bridge Program
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
      • If your GPA is lower, you're still encouraged to apply, but should ensure that relevant professional experience is included on your resume. You must also provide two professional letters of recommendation from either previous or immediate supervisors or former faculty members who can attest to your clinical knowledge, skill, and potential aptitude for graduate study.
    • Two letters of recommendation
      • Waived for those with a GPA over 3.0
    • A current, unrestricted United States RN license

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2020-2021 is $1026 per credit. (A 10% tuition savings off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1140 per credit)

     

     

    Academic Calendar

    2020-2021 Academic Year

    Term

    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2020

    September 21, 2020

    December 5, 2020

    December 7, 2020

    December 12, 2020

    Winter 2021

    January 4, 2021

    March 13, 2021

    March 15, 2021

    March 20, 2021

    Spring 2021

    March 29, 2021

    June 5, 2021

    June 7, 2021

    June 12, 2021

    Summer 2021

    June 21, 2021

    August 28, 2021

    August 30, 2021

    September 4, 2021

    Apply today for the RN to MSN Online Bridge Program for Nursing

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