The RN-MSN Bridge program offers an alternative pathway for students that have been awarded a non-nursing baccalaureate degree and an Associate Degree in Nursing to be eligible to apply for the MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program without having earned a BSN. Students accepted into the Bridge program will take 4 bridge courses (11 units) and upon successful completion will receive priority enrollment to the next FNP application. Student must maintain their eligibility throughout the Bridge program and meet the FNP requirements by the start of the FNP program.
NURS 4000 Health Assessment (3 units) *Asynchronous online 8-week course
1/29/2024 – 3/22/2024
There is no fee to apply to the program. Each unit is $625. (Excludes textbooks, lab supplies and other costs incurred for the program).
No financial aid is available for the RN-MSN Bridge program.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. If a high volume of qualified applicants is reached, the application period could close early.
Fall 2023 Application Period: May 15 – June 15, 2023
There is no fee to apply for the Bridge program. Submit all requirements to the online application.
Keep in mind that you will be required to meet the following application deadlines to be eligible for the following FNP cohort.
Bridge Program Application Filing Period for Fall 2023 admission: May 15th –June 15th, 2023
Apply for Bridge Program Admission (Link will be available on the first day of application period)
Graduate School Priority Application Filing Period for Fall 2024 admission: October 1, 2023-November 30, 2023.