Master's Degree in Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN-MSN)

Joanne Gay Dishman School of Nursing

Degree Description

This Online Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing Degree Track is created for you if you aspire to teach the next generation of nursing students or a leader in an administrative position. Upon graduation, you will receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the Joanne Gay Dishman School of Nursing at Lamar University and may choose to either finish their education with a Master of Science in Nursing with concentrations in Administration or Education.

Why Choose the RN to MSN at Lamar?

This Online Registered Nurse to Master of Science in Nursing Degree Articulation Track eliminates 9 credit hours by allowing you to earn your BSN and MSN simultaneously instead of separately. Studying in the Joanne Gay Dishman School of Nursing at Lamar University, you will develop the knowledge and skills you need to assume more of a primary care role.
You'll gain expertise in strategic management, resource management and creating a safe, supportive and inclusive practice environment, and you'll learn teaching methodologies to help your students learn to deliver quality care. Your faculty will create a structured online learning environment to help you learn through your assignments, discussion boards, practicum and community-based service learning hours.

Career Paths

You'll simultaneously complete your bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing, which will immediately open doors for you as a practitioner, manager or educator. Career oppportunities and availablity abound in the field of nursing. Whether you choose direct patient care, nurse administration or nurse education, your potential for growth as a nurse is as limitless as the future of medicine and health care.

 

Primary Careers

Registered Nurse, Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator