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.

Texas RN to MSN Degree Programs

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

Schools With RN to MSN Degrees in Texas

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • RN to MS in Nursing
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN
  • DNP - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • And more...

Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs that can be completed 100% online. Degree programs are available in the fields of education, nursing and health sciences, business, fine arts and production, and liberal arts.

Programs:

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

Take a new step in your education with Chamberlain College of Nursing. We offer associate, bachelor, and master's degree programs in nursing, plus a doctorate in nursing practice.

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • RN to BSN Online Option
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • And more...

Pioneering distance education since 1985, Liberty University is now the nation’s seventh largest university. With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs:

  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs:

  • Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
Locations: Austin

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.

Programs:

  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Specialization in Adult Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • And more...
Balance your personal and professional commitments while earning a respected Ph.D., master's degree, or bachelor's degree online at Walden University. Programs offered in management, education, psychology and health and human services.

Programs:

  • B.S. in Nursing (BSN)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) - General

Grantham University's 100% accredited online degrees are convenient, portable and designed so you can fit education into your life instead of arranging life around your education. 

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science Nursing - Associates to Bachelor
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Management and Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Case Management
  • And more...

Capella combines outstanding academics with a supportive faculty and staff in a program designed for working adults.

An education that blends theory and practice to fuel your career

Programs:

  • BSN - RN-to-BSN Completion (CCNE-accredited)
  • DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice (CCNE-accredited)
  • MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing Leadership and Admin (CCNE-accredited)
  • And more...

Take your career to new heights with Colorado Tech ! Since 1965, Colorado Technical University has helped thousands of students achieve success in business, management and technology careers. Learn more today.

Programs:

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

Texas Masters in Nursing Programs

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

Angelo State University RN to MSN
2601 West Avenue North
San Angelo, TX 76909
(325) 942-2555

Midwestern State University RN to MSN
3410 Taft Boulevard
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
(940) 397-4352

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi RN to MSN
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
(361) 825-2177

Texas Christian University RN to MSN
2800 South University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76129
(817) 257-7000

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center RN to MSN
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79415
(806) 743-1000

Texas Woman’s University RN to MSN
304 Administration Dr
Denton, TX 76201
(940) 898-2000

University of Houston- Victoria RN to MSN
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 570-4848

University of Texas Health Sciences Center-San Antonio RN to MSN
7703 Floyd Curl Dr # 5318T
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 567-7000

University of Texas Medical Branch RN to MSN
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555
(409) 772-1011

University of Texas – El Paso RN to MSN
500 West University Avenue
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 747-5000

University of Texas – Tyler RN to MSN
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, TX 75701
(903) 566-7000

Texas Board of Nursing

333 Guadalupe #3-460
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 305-7400



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