Program Details

Cost of Attendance


Per Credit Hour: $729
Per Term: $5832
Total Tuition: $32076


Application Fee: $75
Books/Supplies: Approx. $200 per semester (Prices May Vary)
Administrative Fees: None
Other Fees: $51/credit Hour (Information Technology/Library Fee and Arizona Financial Aid Trust Fee)

Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for this program, students must meet the following qualifications:

Note: Prior to enrollment in the program, submission of proof of “Lawful Presence” (in compliance with Proposition 300) and a fingerprint clearance card will be required. Immunization clearance is also required – UA requires MMR, CON requires additional immunization clearances.

Program Curriculum

The online RN to MSN program is a 44 credit hour program that features eleven 8-week long courses. Nursing students can complete the degree in as few as two years (equivalent to six semesters). For students who have not completed a statistics course in their previous coursework, a 3 credit hour graduate level statistics course is required (Students needing to complete the statistics course (provided online) will graduate with 47 credits). There are 3 starts per year – January, May, and September.

Foundation Courses
Principles of Statistical Inference for Clinical Practice (3 credits)
Foundations of Systems Leadership (3 credits)
Evidence-based Practice Improvement (4 credits)

Core Courses
Population Health (4 credits)
Health Environments and Care Coordination (4 credits)
Health Information and Patient Care Technologies (3 credits)
Quality and Safety Management (4 credits)
Leadership for Patient-centered Care (4 credits)
Healing Environments and Practices (4 credits)
Healthcare Business Dynamics (3 credits)
Health Promotion and Risk Reduction (4 credits)

Capstone Courses
Clinical Systems Leadership Immersion (7 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 44 credit hours (47 with statistics course)*

*Curriculum is subject to change.

Program Faculty

For UA College of Nursing faculty information, click here.

Academic Calendar and Deadlines

Summer Application Deadline: 3/22/13
Registration Deadline: 5/3/13
1st Day of Class: 5/6/13