Online RN to MSN Program Admission

The baccalaureate, master's, and DNP programs at Simmons are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 1


Empowering and educating nurses since 1902, Simmons University offers an online Registered Nurse (RN) to Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) — Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program that brings our esteemed campus-based FNP program to you through a dynamic, online learning platform featuring live classes.

To be considered for admission to the program, you must have an associate degree or nursing diploma and a current unencumbered and unrestricted U.S. registered nurse (RN) license.

Application Requirements

In addition to completing the online application, you will need to submit the following items:

  • current résumé
  • one- to two-page personal statement
  • transcript(s) of your academic record
  • three letters of recommendation
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score, if your native language is not English. The School of Nursing TOEFL code is 3761.

Upcoming Start Dates

Simmons’ RN to MSN online program has three start dates offered throughout the year and admits students on a rolling basis. The next cohort begins in January 2021. The priority deadline to apply to this cohort is November 6, 2020.

To receive more information and get started on your application today, complete the form.

1 https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE Return to footnote reference