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Online Nursing Program (RN to BSN)

A student in the online nursing program sits in conversation with a professor in a sun-filled student lounge.

Interested in an online nursing program? 

Michigan State’s RN to BSN online nursing program is designed for practicing registered nurses who want to enhance their professional skills and advance their nursing careers. This part-time, five-semester option is delivered in a web-based format. This program also offers clinical practice in both community health and leadership, which is guided by nursing faculty and supported by experienced preceptors at sites convenient to students.


Graduates of this online nursing program are highly qualified, caring and professional nurses who work in a variety of settings to meet the health care needs of individuals, families and communities.

Alumni work at: 

  • Sparrow
  • Spectrum Health
  • Detroit Medical Center
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center 
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • William Beaumont Health System
  • Henry Ford Health System

Alumni work as: 

  • Hospice nurses
  • Intensive care nurses
  • Emergency care nurses
  • Adult acute care nurses
  • Pediatric nurses
  • Public health nurses
  • School nurses
  • Home care nurses

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