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Last modified at 11/8/2022 7:30 AM by Susan Burns

Upon completing the post-baccalaureate certificate or BSN degree in the RN to MSN program at WGU, you will have taken 5 graduate-level courses. In order to demonstrate your proficiency in these advanced courses, when you earn your BSN you will also earn a post-baccalaureate certificate. 

To be considered for this program, applicants must:

  • Possess an associate’s degree or diploma in nursing from an accredited institution or state board of nursing approved program.

  • Possess an active, unencumbered RN license in your state of residence or your state of employment. (Some license holders may be granted a waiver if they are not licensed in their state of residence or employment.) RN licensure in your state of residence or employment is required to successfully complete clinical experiences. Compact licenses must be endorsed by your state of residence. Click here for more information about compact licenses.

  • Submit to and pass a criminal background check through American Databank and provide proof of current immunizations. Additional fees apply.

Non-Transfer courses for Master of Science in Nursing - Education ​(RN to MSN)

D222Comprehensive Health Assessment3
D223Healthcare Policy and Economics3
C918Evolving Roles of Nurse Educators in Diverse Environments2
C919Facilitation of Context-Based Student-Centered Learning2
C920Contemporary Curriculum Design and Development in Nursing Education2
C921Assessment and Evaluation Strategies for Measuring Student Learning3
C922Emerging Trends and Challenges in 21st Century Nursing Education2
C946Nursing Education Field Experience2
C947Nursing Education Capstone2
D024Professional Presence and Influence2
D025Essentials of Advanced Nursing Roles and Interprofessional Practice2
D026Quality Outcomes in a Culture of Value-Based Nursing Care2
D027Advanced Pathopharmacological Foundations3
D028Advanced Health Assessment for Patients and Populations3
D029Informatics for Transforming Nursing Care3
D030 Leadership and Management in Complex Healthcare Systems3
D031Advancing Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing Practice3
D235Interprofessional Communication and Leadership in Healthcare 2
D224Global and Population Health4
D225Emerging Professional Practice3

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