National directory of 160 RN to MSN programs

Current nurses can advance their careers by earning their MSN degree

Find accredited RN to MSN programs to earn your Master's degree in nursing

MSN Degree Benefits

An individual who holds a Master's level degree in nursing has a wide range of employment opportunities available to them. Having your MSN degree allows you to go beyond typical nursing duties and perform managerial roles and hold administrative positions. Nurses with their Master's degree can also expect higher average salaries throughout their careers. Having an MSN also gives a competitive advantage over other less qualified applicants. Nurses with Master's level education can also pursue various nurse practitioner programs which offer the ability to provide highly specialized health care services.

Types of RN to MSN Programs

There are a few different kinds of RN to MSN nursing programs available. The programs listed on this page are mainly classroom-based, but many schools also offer online RN to MSN programs where students can learn at their own pace. Some online programs are completed entirely online and others include in-person support or some minimal classroom attendance requirement. There are also accelerated RN to MSN programs for students who wish to complete their MSN degree as quickly as possible. This type of program is ideal for working professionals who want to minimize lost income.

Indiana RN to MSN Degree Programs

Earn your MSN degree in Indiana
with an accredited RN to MSN program

Schools With RN to MSN Degrees in Indiana

  • Why study nursing at Grand Canyon University?
  • Our bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing are CCNE-accredited and the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions (CONHCP) is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
  • We provide many options to prepare you to begin or advance your nursing career, including bridge programs and dual degrees.
  • GCU provides a low student-to-teacher ratio and a Christian environment that provides an opportunity for you to embrace a holistic approach to caring for patients.
  • Request more information today about program offerings, CCNE accreditation, start dates, financial aid and more!


  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • M.S. in Nursing: Health Care Informatics (Bridge)
  • M.S. in Nursing: Public Health (Bridge)
  • And more...


Online Education That Fits Your Life

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Purdue University, one of the nation's most respected universities, will acquire Kaplan University and create a new, nonprofit, public institution within the Purdue system. Pending regulatory approvals, this exciting transition is expected to take place later this year. This change will be seamless—during the transition, you will still be able to enroll at Kaplan University, earn a high-quality education, and meet your educational and career goals.


  • Accelerated BSN to MSN
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Certificate
  • And more...

As few as 20 months


Nursing@Simmons enables Registered Nurses to earn an MSN online from Simmons College and prepare to pursue certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner in as few as 20 months. 


  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.


  • Specialization in Nursing Informatics (RN to MSN)
  • Specialization in Nurse Educator (RN to MSN)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (PGC)
  • And more...

Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017


  • Dual Degree: MSN-MBA (MSN-MBA) - Online
  • RN-BSN (Bachelor of Science) - Online
  • MSN Nursing Administration & Leadership (Master of Science) - Online
  • Gain Knowledge and Skills While You Earn Your Nursing Degree at Fortis!


  • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • PN RN Associate Degree Bridge Program
Locations: Grand Prairie

100% Online & No Standardized Testing

We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.


  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)

CTU can help you connect to what matters most: a powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. And now several CTU degree programs are ranked by U.S. News Best Online Programs for 2015.  Are you in?


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education

Founded more than 130 years ago by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne has grown to become one of the nation's top Catholic universities. The school’s mission is to provide a well-rounded education that challenges students academically while nourishing their spiritual and ethical development. Today, Duquesne is home to 10 schools of study and serves more than 10,000 students.


  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
  • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.


  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education

Indiana Masters in Nursing Programs

List of local colleges and universities in
Indiana that offer transitional RN to
MSN nursing degree programs:

Ball State University RN to MSN
2000 W University Ave
Muncie, IN 47306-0002
(765) 285-5095

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis RN to MSN
420 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 274-3571

Purdue University-Calumet RN to MSN
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094
(219) 989-2210

University of Saint Francis- Indiana RN to MSN
2701 Spring Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
(260) 399-7999

University of Southern Indiana RN to MSN
8600 University Blvd
Evansville, IN 47712-3534
(812) 461-5268

Valparaiso University RN to MSN
651 College Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 464-5000

Indiana Board of Nursing

402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-234-2043

Online RN to MSN Programs

Chamberlain College of Nursing
Drexel University
Gonzaga University
Graceland University
Kaplan University Online
South University
Walden University Online
Western Governors University

National Directory of Accredited RN to MSN Programs