RN to MSN Programs in Illinois

Our guide to Illinois RN to MSN programs has everything you need to know about earning an IL master's degree in nursing—including how to afford it! Skim through the practical summaries in our school listings. Learn if you're eligible to enroll in online Illinois RN to MSN programs. Or use the rankings of the cheapest RN to MSN programs in Illinois to start planning your budget.

We've also put together a section on Illinois nursing jobs & wages with links to plenty of APRN employment resources (e.g. local job boards, salary surveys, etc.). While you're in exploration mode, you may want to consider joining relevant IL state nursing organizations.

Featured Schools

School Name Program Name More Info
Duquesne University Online BSN to MSN (6 specializations; BSN required) program website
Purdue University Global Online MS in Nursing (Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP, Family NP - Primary Care, Primary Care Psychiatric Mental Health NP, Executive Leader, or Nurse Educator) program website
Capella University Online RN to MSN (Specialize in Care Coordination, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics, or Nursing Administration and Leadership) program website
Seton Hall University Online M.S.N. in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (for RNs with a Bachelors degree) program website
Herzing University Online RN to MSN (Acute Care NP, Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP, Family NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP, Nursing Education, and Nursing Leadership and Administration concentrations) program website
Grand Canyon University Online Bridge (MSN: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems) Program program website
Hawaii Pacific University Online BSN to MSN (Family NP, Pediatric Mental Health NP, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP) program website
Fairleigh Dickinson University Online RN to MSN (Family Nurse Practitioner or Nursing Education) program website
Walden University Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program website
Southern New Hampshire University Online MS in Nursing (Nurse Educator or Clinical Nurse Leader) program website
Sacred Heart University Online RN-MSN (Specialize in Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), Nursing Education, or Nursing Management and Executive Leadership) program website
University of West Florida Online RN to MSN (Nursing Education or Nurse Executive) program website
Liberty University Online Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator program website
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