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:

  • Accelerated MS in Nursing
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN
  • MS in Nursing - Nurse Educator
  • And more...

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:

  • Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • Specialization in Nurse Administrator (MSN)

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

A liberal arts institution with 16 colleges and schools, Liberty offers programs in fields such as medicine, religion, law, aviation, cinematic arts, psychology, business, and more. Part of the Big South Conference, Liberty fields 20 NCAA Division I athletic teams and 32 Club Sports teams, offering fans an unparalleled college sports experience.

Programs:

  • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Since its beginnings in 1941, National American University has been a cornerstone of higher education, keeping pace with the ever-changing advancements of technology, while holding onto core values that provide a caring and supportive environment for all students.

Programs:

  • Online Nursing RN-to-BSN B.S.
Locations: Austin

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 - Nursing Education (CCNE-accredited)
  • And more...
  • Online MBA program ranked 6th in the USA by CEO magazine.
  • In a university-sponsored survey, 4 out of 5 alumni reported being satisfied with their experience.
  • #1 Online School for military veterans according to Military Times.
  • 75,000+ graduates across all industries offer extensive networking opportunities.
  • My Unique Student Experience (M.U.S.E.) lets students watch, view, read, or hear content.
  • Smartphone app available for on-the-go learning.

Programs:

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

Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning. Today, we offer an impressive array of more than 130 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs across five colleges and the Graduate School.

Programs:

  • Online Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate (MSN to FNP)

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania. We offer certificate and bachelor's and master's degree programs in a wide variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.

Programs:

  • Dual Degree: MSN-MBA (MSN-MBA) - Online
  • RN-BSN (Bachelor of Science) - Online
  • MSN Nursing Administration & Leadership (Master of Science) - Online

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)
  • Specialization in Nurse Educator (MSN)
Locations: Austin

Do you want to start working toward a career that actually makes you excited? If so, an education from West Coast University (WCU) could be the perfect choice for you! This accredited, private University has a history that dates back over 100 years. Today, WCU offers health care degrees that will help prepare you and educate you on the current trends and issues within the health industry.

Programs:

  • RN to MSN (Online)
  • RN to BSN (Online)

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