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RN-MSN Pathway


The RN-MSN track lets you take nine hours of graduate-level courses as you earn your bachelor's degree, giving you a seamless transition between undergraduate and graduate studies.

A RN-MSN Track exists at the undergraduate level for those students wishing to progress through the BSN and MSN programs seamlessly. If admitted to the RN-MSN Track, a student would apply to and be conditionally admitted to the MSN Program under the RN-MSN Pathway (with the current admission criteria standing) and will be permitted to take nine (9) hours of graduate MSN coursework that will be counted as credit for both the BSN degree and the MSN degree. The 9nine hours of coursework will be specifically as follows:  

  • NURG 610: Health Assessment for Advanced Practice (3 credit hours)  
  • NURG 613: Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice (3 credit hours)  
  • NURG 630: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (3 credit hours)  

 Upon completion of these nine hours, with a "B" or higher in each course and completion of the BSN degree, the student be then will then be unconditionally admitted to the MSN program to complete the remainder of the program requirements.  

Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for specific details for eligibility requirements in applying to the RN-MSN program while an undergraduate student in the BSN program. 

Contact Information

Department of Nursing

201 Center for Health, Education and Research
316 W. Second St.
Morehead, KY 40351

PHONE: 606-783-2296
FAX: 606-783-9104