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.

Virginia RN to MSN Degree Programs

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

Schools With RN to MSN Degrees in Virginia

  • Fortis offers nursing programs including ADN, PN, BSN degrees, and more
  • 40+ schools in 15 states including Florida, Arizona, Ohio, and Virginia
  • All colleges are accredited by ABHES, ACCSC, ACICS, or other accrediting bodies
  • Fortis Online serves benefits to US military service members
  • Grants & scholarship aid may be available for qualifying students


  • 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.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing: Nursing Education

Virginia Masters in Nursing Programs

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

George Mason University RN to MSN
4400 University Dr
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
(703) 934-2039

Hampton University RN to MSN
11 Frissell Ave
Hampton, Virginia 23669
(757) 727-5000

Marymount University RN to MSN
2807 North Glebe Road
Arlington, Virginia 22207
(703) 284-1620

Shenandoah University RN to MSN
44160 Scholar Plaza
Ashburn, Virginia 20176
(571) 223-0238

Virginia Commonwealth University RN to MSN
1111 West Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23284
(804) 828-0100

Virginia Board of Nursing

Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-4515

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