Associate's Degree in Nursing Pathway to Master of Science in Nursing

ADN to MSN Bridge

The Associate Degree in Nursing to Master of Science in Nursing bridge option is designed for nurses with an A.D.N. and a B.A. or B.S. in a non-nursing field who wish to pursue graduate study. Students go straight into a master’s program by taking a "bridge course," NURS 3110 Transition into the Nursing Profession , the summer before matriculation in the M.S.N. program.

The A.D.N. to M.S.N. bridge option is available in the fields listed below. For more information visit the program website:

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nurse-Midwifery (with Shenandoah University)
Nursing Leadership and Management