RN to BSN/MSN Pathways

Are you a registered nurse looking to advance your education with a bachelor or master of science in nursing? Are you working for a hospital designated as or pursuing a magnet status designation by the ANCC? If so, our affordable, online RN pathways may be a good fit for you. 

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Online RN-MSN


Earn a BSN online in just 15 months for under $14,000 and with no clinical requirements. We offer multiple scholarship opportunities and the possibility of earning six credit hours toward an MSN in on of our RN-MSN program options.

Family Nurse Practitioner

RN-MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner

Care for children and adults alike in any number of clinical settings, with a focus on primary care for whole families and entire communities.


RN-MSN: Nurse-Midwifery

(In collaboration with Shenandoah University) Integrate research and practice in women's health and primary care, from antepartal and perinatal care through postpartum and neonatal care.

Clinical Requirements

Program Duration


Our RN-BSN requires only 15 months to complete the program. RN-MSN students will take an additional two to three years, depending on the program option selected.

I chose this university for the quality of education, the highly qualified professors here, and because GW is an academic leader not just here in the United States, but around the world.

Amina Amisi

RN-BSN student