Loyola University New Orleans Online

RN-MSN Bridge - Nursing Leadership


Nursing Dept, 6363 St. Charles Avenue Campus Box #14

New Orleans, LA 70118

United States

Program Information

Degree Offered:

RN-MSN Bridge - Nursing Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

If you are an active Registered Nurse (RN) with a non-nursing bachelor's degree, you may still be admitted to Loyola's online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program without first obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The Bridge to Leadership Education in Nursing at a Distance (BLEND) at Loyola University New Orleans is a two-course entry option designed specifically for active RNs with non-nursing bachelor’s degrees who would like to enroll in the online MSN with specialization in RN-MSN Bridge - Nursing Leadership program. The BLEND option is the shortest online bridge to MSN available.

The online BLEND option incorporates higher level, undergraduate Nursing courses that serve as prerequisites to 700-level (graduate) nursing courses. This 6-credit bridge program covers important themes including Leadership, Health Promotion, Community, and Professional Development.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have a current RN license and a Bachelor of Science from a regionally accredited institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: The Rebuild Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Program, Federal financial aid, private loans, employer-sponsored tuition reimbursement and monthly tuition payment plans are available.

Locale: Midsize City