• Program Overview

    Explore Our Online RN to MS Program

    For working registered nurses, starting an RN to MS online program can potentially open up many new career opportunities and advance their professional growth. Stevenson University offers one of the top RN to MS online programs in Maryland designed with working adults in mind. It offers the resources they need to excel in their field and earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree. Through the expertise and experience of Stevenson University’s accomplished nursing faculty, students who take advantage of the RN to MS online option are taught the skills they need to advance their careers and realize their true potential as nurses. Stevenson University has one of the top accredited nursing programs in Maryland. Through the RN to MS Nursing option, students will continue their professional education with courses that are built around their schedules. Graduates of the program first earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing and have the option to continue in Stevenson's online Master of Science in Nursing program. The first graduate nursing course taken as a part of the RN to MS curriculum is charged at the undergraduate tuition rate. The RN to MS online program is an option that saves students both time and money in their educational journey.

    RN to MS Online Program - Built Around Nursing

    Designed for the working registered nurse’s busy schedule, the RN to BS in Nursing option offers our students courses taught fully online. Primarily offered in 8-week sessions, courses are available in six different start dates during the year. The only exception to the 8-week session format is NURS 424, which runs for a full 16-week semester and requires 45 clinical hours in outpatient care. This culminates in one of the shortest RN to MS online programs offered in Maryland.

    Choosing Your Path

    Students of the RN to MS online Nursing option can choose from three concentrations based on their personal interests and career aspirations: Nursing Education, Nursing Leadership/Management and Population-Based Care Coordination.

    Logo CCNE Accredited 

    The baccalaureate and master's degree programs in nursing at Stevenson University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

    "Returning to college to further my nursing education was not an easy decision, and I am so thankful I chose Stevenson University's online RN to BS program. The supportive faculty and staff at Stevenson guided me every step of the way as I received my BS in 2018 and as I continue pursuing my MS.  Stevenson University Online creates a personal experience with online learning providing a quality education so I am able to advance my career to the next level."

    -Theresa Johnson, RN, BS '18, current MS student

  • Admissions / Tuition

    Admissions / Tuition

    • Completed online application.
    • Current registered nurses license in good standing.
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • Official college transcripts from each college previously attended. (If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, they will need to be evaluated by WES).
    • Completion of ENG 151 or equivalent.
    • Personal statement.
    Tuition Rate Standard
    Per Credit $495.00
    Per Course (3-Credits) $1,485.00
    • Stevenson University offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
    • Stevenson University Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees. 
    • We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify.
    • Students are eligible to transfer up to 70-credit hours from a community college or up to 90-credit hours from a 4-year institution if applicable.

    Guides for Transfer Students

    Anne Arundel Community College
    Baltimore City Community College
    Carroll Community College
    Community College Baltimore County
    Chesapeake College
    College of Southern Maryland
    Hagerstown Community College
    Harford Community College
    Howard Community College
    Montgomery College
    Prince George’s Community College
    Wor-Wic Community College

    For more information, please contact us at suo-inquiry@stevenson.edu or call 1-877-531-7118.