Online RN (ADN/ASN) to MSN Nurse Practitioner Bridge Program

RN to NP Online Program Overview

Spring Arbor University’s CCNE accredited RN to NP programs prepare the next generation of nurse practitioners to provide compassionate patient care. Our ASN to MSN helps students save time and money as they choose from two areas of specialization, earning their BSN along the way.

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Specialization Tracks:

Our online nurse practitioner bridge programs allow you to:

  • Earn your BSN and MSN degree without skipping a beat, allowing you to continue working full-time 
  • Enjoy a week off in between classes with our 7-1-7 model (7 week courses, 1 week break)
  • Receive assistance during clinicals in various settings including Cardiac, Orthopedic, Psychiatric facilities and more 
  • Become a part of a caring community - connect to other students with shared values and learn from engaged faculty
  • Grow personally and spiritually through an enriching curriculum grounded in Christian teachings
  • Receive support during the admissions process, so you can easily apply 
  • Work with a Student Success Coach during the program, who is invested in your journey and development as a student  
  • Graduate prepared for national licensure and be a part of inspiring outcomes. Our graduates have a strong 88% first-time pass rate (with second-time test takers passing at 100%). Take either the ANCC or AANP exam.

Our online Admissions Representatives can answer your questions about our RN to NP programs. For more information, fill out the contact form and download a program brochure. You can also book an appointment with an Admissions Representative by clicking here or using the scheduling tool below.

We also offer a BSN to MSN-NP degree program for registered nurses with a BSN degree.

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The master's degree program in nursing at Spring Arbor University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

MSN-NP Careers & Outcomes

Spring Arbor’s RN to NP online program is an efficient way to earn your BSN degree, while staying on track for your MSN. Uniquely designed for working nurses, our NP bridge program will prepare you to evaluate and treat illnesses, helping the community you serve. In some states, NPs can work independently like physicians do. 

Qualified nurse practitioners are needed in areas such as: 

  • Physician offices
  • Outpatient care center
  • Private practice
  • Surgical hospitals
  • Home health care organizations

*The median annual salary is $107,460 for NPs (60% higher than RNs)

Contact us to discuss Spring Arbor’s RN to Nurse Practitioner programs.


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Online RN-MSN-NP Program Curriculum

For a full course listing and descriptions, download a program guide.

Featured courses:

NUR 510 Moral & Ethical Decision Making (residency) (3)

NUR 522 Theoretical Perspectives for Advanced Practice (3)

NUR 532 Role Development & Leadership (3)


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