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UT Tyler College of Nursing

UT Tyler Undergraduate Nursing

Associate Degree RN to MSN

The RN-MSN degree is for registered nurses with an associate degree or diploma in nursing. Combined credit toward the BSN and MSN degrees is earned, and the student is awarded the BSN and MSN simultaneously.

  • 23 semester credit hours for the BSN component
  • 37-48 semester credit hours of graduate courses

Upon completion of undergraduate requirements, students, in collaboration with the nursing advisor, will apply to one of the following MSN tracks.

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Administration
  • Coordinated Master of Science in Nursing/Masters of Business Administration

Degree Requirements

  • Core Curriculum Prerequistes -If the applicant is core complete from another institution and can demonstrate this with an official transcript then you are considered core complete.
  • Upper Division BSN
  • MSN Requirements:  37-48 Semester Credit Hours

Important Documents

  • The specific degree plan for the RN-MSN is dependent on the type of MSN degree sought. Please see the Graduate Nursing page for examples of degree plans for the MSN-Administration, MSN-Educator, MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner, and dual degree MSN-MBA
  • RN-MSN Degree Plan

Admission Information