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Nursing (MS) - Clinical Systems Leadership (BSN Admission) 
Program Description

The University of Arizona’s online RN to MS program features an accelerated paths that recognize nurses’ previous academic accomplishments and years of working experience.  Currently licensed RNs with an Bachelor's Degree in Nursing follow a 15-month curriculum to earn a Master of Science in Clinical Systems Leadership.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Nursing -

The College of Nursing at the University of Arizona offers a variety of programs at the graduate level.  Programs are available for students pursuing a first degree in nursing, as well as students interested in advancing in the professional as leaders, advanced practice nurses, and nurse researchers.  Please visit the College of Nursing's website for detailed information about our college, faculty and programs.

College of Nursing  
Campuses where offered
Main Campus - Tucson UA Online  
Admissions Contact
Mike Coleman
Graduate Program Coordinator
Melissa Anne Sittler
Director of Graduate Studies
Kathleen C Insel
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Elise Bowler
Tuition and Fees
Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. 
Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

All applicants to the RN to MS program should review the application information on the College of Nursing's website (, and contact our advisors at 520-621-6676 with any questions.

Standardized Tests

No standardized tests are required for entrance to this program.

Financial Aid


Admissions Deadlines

Students may enter the RN to MS program three times each year.  Please visit the College of Nursing's website (, and contact our advisors at 520-621-6676 with any questions.

International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

This program requires 31 credits to complete.  Students may choose either a full-time or part-time option, and all courses are offered online.  Please contact our advisors for program requirements.  

Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
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Last revised 10 Jan 2019