Registered Nurse to Master’s Degree Program FAQ

Am I eligible for the Bachelor’s Nursing Degree program?

Admission to the Registered Nurse to Master in Nursing degree program is open to Registered Nurses who have successfully completed an associate degree or diploma nursing program. This degree is designed for students whose highest earned degree is the associate degree or diploma.

Are international students eligible for this program?

Yes, international students are eligible for the RN to MS program. However, the requirements for admission are different for international applicants. Please refer to the International Students page to learn more about the eligibility requirements.

Do you offer financial aid?

Federal and Financial aid is available regardless of income, with low interest rates and flexible payment options. Excelsior College is the pioneer in offering federal aid for a completely online education. Certificate programs do not qualify for financial aid.

Visit the Financial Aid pages

How much will it cost?

In addition to the tuition costs, you should plan for costs associated with purchasing textbooks, as well as your Internet and phone charges. There is also a student services fee assessed annually, so your final program costs will be dependent on how long it takes you to complete your degree. See these pages for current information:

How much will it cost?

Information about the most current fee schedule is available at Fees and Tuition. You may also contact our Admissions Office to request the fee schedule by calling toll free 888-647-2388, extension 27. You should budget for textbooks, Internet service provider expenses, and miscellaneous charges as well.

What are the General Education Requirements?

Distribution requirements for general education ensure that all students develop basic competence (at least 100-level courses/examinations) in the areas of arts and sciences (humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and mathematics), as well as specific abilities in written English, ethics, and information literacy.

Learn more about General Education Requirements