Oklahoma Baptist University

Master Online
24 months
550 USD/credit
550 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The RN to MSN program of Oklahoma Baptist University provides the opportunity for licensed registered nurses with an associate degree or diploma to earn a Master of Science in Nursing.


A master's degree improves earning potential and career advancement opportunities for nurses. With our professors' instruction and experience, in the RN to MSN program of Oklahoma Baptist University you can develop the knowledge needed to pursue opportunities in nursing education or global nursing.

Program Features

  • Designed for working professionals
  • Courses offered online
  • Courses offered in flexible intensive sessions
  • Courses taught by faculty in area of expertise
  • Option to exit with a BSN

Why Choose OBU?

Leadership Development

Oklahoma Baptist University is a leader in Nursing Education. OBU is here to help you become a leader in the healthcare field. Through your practicum, you will have the ability to interact with community and global leaders and students alike as you hone your skills to assume leadership roles.


Our professors work with you to craft projects and practica (or clinical experiences) in line with your educational goals. Your Capstone Project will be designed by you as you look to a current or future educational or global issue that needs to be addressed. Your RN-MSN program is as creative as your imagination.

Engaging and Practical Instruction

You and your peers will engage in discussions regarding current issues and topics in the healthcare industry. You are challenged to think in ways that assist you to make quality decisions and to lead others through complex decisions. The RN-MSN from OBU will assist you to move into new leadership positions.

Foundational Ethics

OBU integrates a biblical worldview to help you strengthen your professional ethic. You will be encouraged to put into practice character qualities that make you a stronger leader in the classroom, at work and at home. As a graduate, we want you to succeed, and we want you to succeed in doing what is right.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evidence for Health Care
  • Professional Formation
  • Nursing Management for Collaborative Practice
  • Practicum: Population Focused Health
  • Community and Population Health
  • Health Care and Nursing Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.8
  • Graduated from a State Board of Nursing approved program and/or a program nationally approved nursing accrediting body
  • Proof of, and maintenance of, unencumbered licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in Oklahoma and/or another state
  • For progression to the MSN program, the student must meet MSN admission criteria
  • Credit for courses listed below will be held in escrow. The student will receive 46 credit escrow hours upon successful completion of the program
  • Application for Admission
  • Official Academic Transcript
  • A current Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two Recommendation Forms
  • Apply for Financial Aid
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Passport copy
  • Transcripts and degree evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    550 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    550 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

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