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RN to MSN Online

Note: Pre-registration for the Fall 2016 semester is open until August 5.  You are encouraged to register for your fall classes as soon as you are able.
Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Program is completely online
  • 24/7 accessible & flexible online delivery
  • Clinicals arranged in your own locale
  • Reduces the length of time required to attain the Master’s Degree by one semester (9 hours)
  • Both BSN and the MSN diplomas are awarded

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Apply to UNA’s RN to BSN program.
  2. Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  3. After completing at least 12 hrs of nursing courses, students must confer with advisor regarding intent to pursue the RN to MSN Option.*
  4. Successfully complete designated graduate courses (9 hrs.)
    1. NU501- Advanced Nursing Research
    2. NU503 - Advanced Theory
    3. NU601 - Health Policy and Social Issues.
  5. Apply for BSN Graduation.
  6. Apply to the MSN program. **

*Prerequisites for enrollment in Graduate Courses as an undergraduate: 
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA after completing at least 12 credit hours of undergraduate nursing courses at UNA.
  • Must have advisor permission prior to enrollment.

**Must meet all requirements as specified in the Graduate Catalog.

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Please note:
This online program does not lead to any professional licensure or certification that would be regulated by your state board of nursing.  Our program does include clinical requirements which are completed in your community under the supervision of a preceptor who you will secure with assistance from the course instructor. If your state Board of Nursing (BON) requires approval of a supervised field experience, such professional approval requirements remain in effect. Please contact your BON if you have any questions about this requirement. If you or your state’s BON have questions about the program, please contact dr. Linda Austin at llaustin@una.edu.
Currently, we cannot accept students from the following states and regions:
  • Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Hawaii
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Utah
  • Wisconsin

For Additional Info or Advising

Mrs. Cindy P. Mashburn
Administrative Assistant, Online Program
UNA Box 5127| 223 Stevens Hall
email: cpmashburn@una.edu
Phone: 256.765.4936

or

Ms. Lauren Shell
Online Nursing Enrollment Coordinator
UNA Box 5127 | 227 Stevens Hall
email: sshell@una.edu
Phone: 256.765.4931



Electronic Campus

UNA is a member of Southern Regional Education Board's Electronic Campus. For more information about the Electronic Campus, please visit http://www.electroniccampus.org.


NC-SARA

UNA has been approved by Alabama to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.