Research College of Nursing is suspending admission for the FNP track after January 15, 2022. Learn more about this pause to plan for the New Essentials. As we update our program offerings, please do not hesitate to contact RCoN admissions for the latest information and assistance toward achieving your educational goals.

Master of Science in Nursing

A graduate program designed with you in mind

At Research College of Nursing our roots stem from a dynamic hospital setting. We offer a graduate program and expert faculty to help you overcome the unique challenges working nursing students face to achieve your dreams of career advancement.

Whether you’ve already stepped into a management role or are preparing for advancement, a degree from RCoN provides you a foundation for long-term success.

Student Story

"I wouldn’t be where I am today without the encouragement of my RCoN professors. Through my BSN and MSN the professors went above and beyond just being educators. I’ve gained life-long mentors thanks to RCoN!"

– Ashley Pratt-Deshmukh, Emergency Nurse Practitioner, BSN ’08 & FNP ’14


To comply with state and higher education regulations Research College of Nursing has approval to accept MSN students living in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Note: Nurse Practitioner clinical must occur in Missouri or Kansas.