College of Science and Health > Academics > School of Nursing > Graduate Programs > RN to MS in Nursing (MS) > Degree Requirements
The degree requirements on this page are pulled directly from the University Catalog, the official repository of program curricula.
Please note that the content below reflects the core course requirements for the MS portion of the RN to MS program. Where applicable, students should also consult the BS requirements, including Liberal Studies, as well as the requirements for the Certificate in either Nursing Education or Nursing Administration.
*NSG 554 is also a core course.
The non-nursing baccalaureate ADN student does not need to complete the BS in nursing but takes three undergraduate bridge courses (NSG 330, NSG 376, and NSG 377) to meet AACN Essentials of the Baccalaureate prepared Nurse before progressing to the graduate degree portion of the program. The BSN prepared nurse immediately begins in the graduate portion of the program.
Where applicable, students must also complete the Baccalaureate requirements, including any Liberal Studies requirements not already met.
In anticipation of earning the MS, students must apply for degree conferral of the BS.
Students must also complete the requirements from one of the following tracks: Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, Family Nurse Practitioner, or Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner. A student may complete a maximum of one track.
Content displayed from this DePaul University catalog page.