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RN to BS to Master's in Nursing Education

The RN to BS to Master's in Nursing Education program offers a flexible path allowing you to combine five credits toward your bachelor's and master’s degree from the University of Rochester School of Nursing.

Curriculum for RN to BS to MS (Nurse Education) Program

Bachelor's Degree Portion

An initial 32 credits are awarded following a transcript analysis automatically upon matriculation for accepted nursing coursework from an accredited diploma or associate’s degree program. The final 32 credits will be applied toward the baccalaureate portion of the degree must be completed at the University of Rochester:

  • NUR 350 RN/BS Transition: Reflective Professional Practice (4 credits)
  • Nursing elective (0-4 credits) and/or NUR 350 Variable portfolio credits (0-4) (must
    total to 4 credits)
  • NUR 358 Patient and Population Care Management (4)
  • NUR 354 Concepts of Leadership and Management (4 credits)
  • NUR 356 Population Health (5 credits)
  • NUR 355 Contexts of Health Care: Policy, Finance and Regulatory Environments (3
  • NUR 364 Biopsychosocial Health Assessment of the Individual and
    Family (3 credits)
  • NUR 401 Foundations of Scholarly Writing in the Health Professions (1 credit)
  • NLX 420 Theory and EBP for Nurse Educators (4 credits)

The bachelor's degree is awarded when a student has completed 32 nursing credits at the University of Rochester, as well as 64 arts and sciences credits. RN to BS to MS-MNE students must complete the 64 arts and science credits prior to beginning the nursing bridge to MS coursework.

Master's Degree Portion

The student then continues on with the Master's in Nursing Education program having already completed NUR 401 and NLX 420. Sample plans for the RN to BS to MS/MNE program are available from advisors and Program Directors. See more details in the Student Handbook.

Master's in Nursing Education Program

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