RN-BSN-MSN Program

Online Nursing Degree



The medical field is growing so quickly that demand for skilled nurses and nurse practitioners is higher than ever. The online RN-MSN program is offered to those students who currently hold an associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited school, are currently working as an RN, or are licensed as an RN in the state in which they reside.

Take the most direct track to a master’s of nursing degree using a seamless academic progression from RN to BSN to MSN all in one program, and receive a huge time and cost savings. The online RN-BSN-MSN degree program at Concordia University Online will help you to increase your expertise and candidacy for competitive jobs involving health-care systems and policy.

Area of Study Nursing
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Goals / Objectives

  • Ability to analyze current nursing research
  • Capable of making clinical decisions of significant gravity regarding client well being
  • Well-developed research skills utilizing literature and design of an appropriate primary health care-related research study
  • Understanding of the moral and religious dimensions of medical and health concerns arising from the impact of new knowledge and technology
  • Understanding of the principles of autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice in relation to ethical decisions
  • Grasp of issues in the currently changing health-care arena and the role of the advanced nurses in regards to socio-economic, political, and professional issues involved in the health-care delivery process

Career Outlook

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nursing Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Nursing Administrator

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RN-BSN-MSN Program

Theology - 6 Credits Required. Must be taken through CUW.

Gospel of Luke (REL 383) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Gospel of Luke surveys foundational principles and techniques in biblical interpretation using the Gospel of Luke.
Varieties of Belief (REL 388) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Varieties of Belief provides a framework for knowing about the teachings, practices, organization, and historical development of world religions and various Christian communities. Emphasis is also placed upon the Christian living in relation to the peoples of other faiths, especially in the North American context, with compassion, biblical confession and a missional intention.
Theology (AL 210EL)
No course description at this time.

Humanities - 6 Credits Required.

Lib Arts for Health Care Prov. (LA 107) - Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give students an overview of the Humanities and a basic definition of them. The course will help students to improve their critical thinking skills in the areas of literature, art, and music, and will suggest means of growth and application both professionally and personally.
Worldviews: History (AL 161EL)
No course description at this time.
Music (AL 103EL)
No course description at this time.
Literary Visions (AL 136EL)
No course description at this time.

Social Science - 3 Credits Required.

Social psy. for the workplace (AL 271EL)
No course description at this time.
Women’s Health (SOC 343EL)
No course description at this time.

Mathematics - 3 Credits Required. Accepted in Transfer if completed in last four years.

Business Statistics (BUS 315) - Credits: 3

Course Description

Business Statistics will provide students with a working knowledge of statistics, which will be help them make proper business decisions under uncertain conditions . Areas to be covered include descriptive statistics, probability, inferential statistics, discrete and continuous probability distributions, and regression analysis.

Chemistry - 3 Credits Required
Must be transferfed or taken on compus.

Chemistry With Lab

Communications - 3 Credits Required.

Interpersonal Communication (AL 180EL)
No course description at this time.
Intercultural Communication (AL 270EL)
No course description at this time.

Life Span Development - Possible to earn credits for through a CLEP test.

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