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Houston Baptist University Online MSN and RN To BSN Programs

Offered through the School of Nursing and Allied Health, Houston Baptist University’s online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and RN to BSN programs launch registered nurses ahead in earning their MSN or BSN degree without having to travel to class.

Now accepting applications for the July 2nd and August 27th RN-BSN starts
and the August 27th MSN start

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With HBU’s Competency-Based MSN and RN to BSN online programs you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to make an even bigger difference for your patients, your organization, and the future of healthcare.

Why HBU?

HBU’s online MSN and RN to BSN programs prepare graduates for nursing career success by offering an industry-aligned, competency-based education that is both flexible and affordable. Built on a strong faith-based foundation enhanced by user friendly technology, HBU’s online MSN and RN to BSN programs equips nurses with the advanced skills needed to succeed in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.

HBU’s Master of Science in Nursing offers two degree options; one for nurses interested in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and one for nurses interested in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care (PNP-PC).

HBU’s RN to BSN is specifically designed to flexibly support working Texas RNs who have not yet completed their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. With customized support throughout, you can gain the critical skills you need to succeed, no matter what type of nursing you pursue now or in the future. 

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*Applicants must possess a valid Texas RN license in order to apply for any of HBU’s fully-online nursing programs.

Fast Facts


  • 24-26 Months
  • 40 Credit Hours
  • 8 Week Courses
  • $18,000 Tuition *


  • 24 Months
  • 36 Credit Hours
  • 8 Week Courses
  • $16,200 Tuition *

BSN Nursing Core

  • 9 Months **
  • 27 Credit Hours **
  • 8 Week Courses
  • $11,800 Tuition ***

Houston Baptist University MSN and RN to BSN program benefits

Affordable: We offer low tuition with flexible payment plans and provide maximum employer reimbursement support. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Your Experience Counts: Our Competency-based Education (CBE) model was designed to let you progress at your own pace by using what you learned from your life and work experience.

Personalized Support: Our programs include personalized, one-on-one support to ensure you achieve your academic goals.

Convenient: Our online MSN and RN to BSN programs allow you flexibility in where you choose to study; your den, the library, on campus, or wherever you want! We also offer multiple starts per year.

Practical Skills: We partner with local employers to develop and refine a curriculum that produces highly skilled and competent nurses who are poised to become leaders in their healthcare institutions.