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  • RN to MSN Online Bridge Program for Nursing

    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 required “bridge course” in the MSN Advance Role Track is NURS 335: Genetics and Genomics: Application to Nursing Practice (3.0 quarter credits.) This class is available entirely online, and is delivered in a 10-week, quarter term session. This course is offered in any given term, and includes mandatory synchronous class meetings. 

    After successfully completing all requirements and admission to the MSN program, you'll progress directly into graduate-level courses. The BSN is not awarded in this program.

    To apply, please complete the admission process to the MSN program of your choice and seek initial advisement from the MSN program academic advisors.

    Eligible MSN Programs

    Program Features

    • Consistently ranked among the best online Master's in Nursing Programs by U.S. News & World Report
    • Synchronous online lectures are offered in a highly interactive e-Learning method that both challenges and engages students
    • The master's degree in nursing at Drexel University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • 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 tracks

    Jillian Randall
    Academic Advisor
    Nursing Innovation and Leadership in Health Systems Management tracks

    State restrictions may apply to some programs.
    The RN-to-MSN Bridge program at Drexel University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


    NURS 335  Genetics and Genomics: Application to Nursing Practice 4.5
    Total Credits 4.5


    This course focuses on current issues in genetics, genomics, and pharmacogenomics and healthcare. Genetic and genomic influences across the healthcare continuum (health prevention, health promotion, disease management, and personalized medicine) 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.


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2018-2019 is $968 per credit. (A 10% tuition savings off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1075 per credit)



    Academic Calendar

    2018-2019 Academic Year


    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2018

    September 24, 2018

    December 8, 2018

    December 10, 2018

    December 15, 2018

    Winter 2019

    January 7, 2019

    March 16, 2019

    March 18, 2019

    March 23, 2019

    Spring 2019

    April 1, 2019

    June 8, 2019

    June 10, 2019

    June 15, 2019

    Summer 2019

    June 24, 2019

    August 31, 2019

    September 3, 2019

    September 7, 2019

    Apply today for the RN to MSN Online Bridge Program for Nursing

    Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online!


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