Nursing (R.N. to M.S.N.)
Brenau University’s Registered Nurse to Master of Science in nursing (RN to MSN) program prepares students for the complexities of health care in the 21st century by weaving theory, research, advanced specialization courses and real world experiences into unique and challenging degree programs. RN-MSN majors have a choice of three graduate concentrations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, and Nurse Leader/Manager. The university offers the RN-MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program in both a standard an accelerated format. The accelerated RN to MSN program is a two year and one semester or three year and one semester program depending on choice of graduate concentration. The first semester of classes is devoted to undergraduate study. Following completion of NG 301R Conceptual Basis of Professional Nursing Practice and NG 408R Conceptual Basis of Advanced Practice Nursing, students matriculate into a chosen graduate centration. Subsequent years of the program are focused on graduate coursework in a hybrid format with a blend of on-ground and online coursework.
Admissions Documents RequirementsOfficial College Transcript(s), RN License, List of References, Resume, Personal Statement
Admissions GPA Requirements
3.0 from all college transcripts
Additional Admissions Requirements
BSN from accredited nursing program, nursing GPA of 3.0, undergraduate courses in physical assessment and research methods, minimum of one year of full-time work experience in nursing within the past five years, interview upon request
Brenau University participates in NC-SARA.