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Combined Bachelor’s + Master’s Degree Program
RN to MS Program
Nursing is a deeply rewarding profession. Voted the most trusted profession for 15 years in a row (and counting!), few others have the opportunity to impact people’s lives so profoundly in their moment of need. And the opportunity to meet that need is growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says the number of jobs for registered nurses is expected to grow another 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than for other occupations. Patients—and employers—need more highly skilled nurses.
By starting on master’s coursework in the fourth year of study, undergraduate Health Sciences students in the Bioscience concentration can earn a BS in Health Sciences and a MS in Nursing in as little as five years. With the advanced leadership, interpersonal and research skills that you receive from a master’s degree in nursing, you’ll find yourself a step ahead of a traditional bachelor’s graduate. To be eligible, students must be in the Pathways Honors program.
DePaul’s RN to MS in Nursing degree offers an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to nursing and clinical care. Designed for registered nurses interested in completing a master’s degree, graduates have access to immediate career mobility earning a: