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Are you an RN with a bachelor's degree in nursing that's interested in furthering your career? Bay Path’s Master of Science in Nursing can open doors and provide opportunities that build on your skills and experience. Across the country, from urban to rural health centers, the demand for nurses is high. And the need for nurses with a master’s degree has never been greater.

As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, nurses who can guide in best practices will be invaluable. Our Master of Science in Nursing offers you a unique, curriculum in administration, and education, providing a blend of knowledge that can allow you to pursue new directions in nursing; take on leadership roles as a nurse educator or administrator with confidence; and prepare you for future trends in health care.

What Makes Our Master of Science in Nursing Distinctive

  • Online, our 36-credit Master of Science in Nursing is ideal for working adults with start dates in the spring and fall.  The residency courses provide you the opportunity to apply what you have learned and position you to be “Job Ready” as a nurse educator and or a nurse administrator.
  • Fully asynchronous, our online Master of Science in Nursing program allows you to learn on your time and your schedule.
  • The Master of Science in Nursing faculty are all active practitioners and leaders with experience as nurse educators and administrators from colleges and universities across the country, providing you with insight and the most recent developments in nursing.
  • Our course sequence blends the latest knowledge for leadership development  in nursing and patient-centered care, best business practices in healthcare, foundations of teaching, and administration development.
  • The clinical portion of the program can be completed at your current healthcare facility, or we can assist you in your placement.

Pathway to Your Doctor of Nurse Practice

Bay Path University's Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP) didactic courses are offered 100% online. The DNP online program is for registered nurses (RNs) who have completed their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and wish to obtain the skills to become advanced nurse practitioners.

If you earned your Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing from Bay Path, some of your course credits may transfer directly into the DNP program, contributing to earning your doctoral degree. Please ask our program advisor/program director for more details.

Our Accreditation Status

"The master's degree program in nursing at Bay Path University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street BW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted."

For Bay Path University BSN Graduates

If you have graduated from Bay Path’s RN to BSN program in the past and have a minimum 3.00 GPA, you may qualify for automatic admission to our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).