RN to MSN Bridge Program Overview Drexel's MSN bridge program is for RN's who have a BSN equivalent or a Bachelor’s degree in a field other than nursing and now wish to pursue their MSN degree. The “bridge” consists of one undergraduate course - NURS 370: Issues in Aging and Longevity (4 credits.) This class is offered during every term and includes a required field experience and mandatory synchronous class meetings. Students with extensive professional experience may request to waive the bridge course. After successfully completing all requirements and admission to the MSN program, students progress directly into graduate-level courses. The BSN is not awarded in this program.Applicants to this program must complete the admission process to the MSN program of their choice and seek initial advisement from the MSN program academic advisors. Eligible MSN ProgramsMSN Clinical Nurse LeaderMSN in Clinical Trials ResearchMSN in Innovation and Intra/Entrepreneurship in Advanced Nursing PracticeMSN in Leadership in Health Systems ManagementMSN in Nursing Education and Faculty RoleNurse Practitioner programs are not eligibleProgram FeaturesSynchronous online lectures are offered in a highly interactive e-Learning method that both challenges and engages studentsFully accredited curriculum by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)An experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel’s acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions For questions, please contact:Redian Furxhiu Student Services Manager Clinical Nurse Leader, Clinical Trials, and Nursing Education tracks267.359.5691 firstname.lastname@example.orgAmy Pelak Rothstein Student Services Manager Innovation and Nursing Leadership tracks267.359.5692 email@example.com Curriculum NURS 370 Issues in Aging and Longevity4.0Total Credits4.0This course focuses on current issues in promoting longevity with healthy aging. Current biopsychosocial theories on aging are explored. The multidisciplinary needs of older adults, including relationship challenges, are addressed. Admissions Criteria To be considered for admission, please apply to the eligible MSN program of your choice and then submit the required documents for that program. Once accepted into the program you may request to waive the bridge course. Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $861 per credit. (A 10% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $956 per credit) Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2014 September 22, 2014 December 5, 2014 December 8, 2014 December 13, 2014 Winter 2015 January 5, 2015 March 16, 2015 March 17, 2015 March 21, 2015 Spring 2015 March 30, 2015 June 8, 2015 June 9, 2015 June 12, 2015 Summer 2015 June 22, 2015 August 29, 2015 September 1, 2015 September 5, 2015 Apply today for a RN-MSN Bridge Program Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! Any problems? Find help or contact us.