WilkesUniversity’s RN to MS program speeds the path to an advanced nursing degree. This program is designed for the experienced, practicing, registered nurse who plans to continue nursing studies through the master's level and does not hold a baccalaureate degree. Adjustment of the undergraduate requirements permits rapid progress into the graduate level. The master's program remains intact and prepares the registered nurse for advanced nursing practice.Your personal career goals determine your specific course of study. Time to complete the program is related to the applicability of transfer credit as well as the number of credits taken each semester. Flexible scheduling allows you to complete this advanced practice program while employed.
Concentrate studies in:
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult Psych/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist
Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
completed graduate application for admission
graduation from an accredited program in nursing
licensure as a registered nurse
one year of clinical experience prior to clinical courses
GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from original program
statement of professional goals
two letters of recommendation
When a student enrolls as an RN with an associate degree or diploma, the RN to MS program reduces the number of required baccalaureate-level courses.