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The RN to MSN option of the Villa Maria School of Nursing is
designed for selected nurses holding an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing who seek a
Master's of Science in Nursing. Students in this option are not awarded a Baccalaureate
Degree in Nursing. Experienced registered nurses from NLN accredited programs, who
have demonstrated leadership potential are eligible to apply. Students may earn
credits through CLEP, challenge examinations, portfolio option courses or transfer credits. Up
to thirty-two (32) nursing articulation credits are granted for previous basic nursing
The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to
its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared
experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program.
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