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RN To MSN Schools in California

There are 27 California schools offering RN to MSN programs. In 2010, 1,113 students graduated with degrees from California RN to MSN schools.

Overview

1,073 students graduate from RN to MSN programs in California, on average, every year. This accounts for 9% of RN to MSN students who US schools graduate. 1,113 students graduated with a master's level advanced nursing degree in 2010.

27 RN to MSN schools are located in California. And out of these, 14 schools are public, while 13 schools are private. Public RN to MSN school tuition varies from $4,810 to $5,620, while private RN to MSN school tuition varies from $11,880 to $37,372.

Average tuition for programs in advanced nursing is $13,454. While the lowest tuition in California, which is $4,810 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for RN to MSN programs, which is $37,372 each year, is at the University of San Diego.

RN to MSN Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

1,073 students graduate from RN to MSN programs in California, on average, every year. This accounts for 9% of RN to MSN students who US schools graduate. 1,113 students graduated with a master's level advanced nursing degree in 2010.

RN to MSN Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 923
  • Master 2007: 861
  • Master 2008: 1034
  • Master 2009: 1152
  • Master 2010: 1113

RN to MSN Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 28 RN to MSN programs.

RN to MSN Program Availability in California

  • Master: 28

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60630
  • 25th Percentile: 70610
  • Median: 85340
  • 75th Percentile: 103220
  • 90th Percentile: 120720

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73280
  • Median Salary 2007: 76470
  • Median Salary 2008: 80980
  • Median Salary 2009: 82910
  • Median Salary 2010: 85340
  • Total Employed 2006: 234260
  • Total Employed 2007: 233200
  • Total Employed 2008: 240470
  • Total Employed 2009: 233030
  • Total Employed 2010: 240030

California vs National RN to MSN Employment

California vs National RN to MSN Employment

  • Employed in California: 9.041% (240030)

RN To MSN Schools in California

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1. California State University - Fresno

5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
(559) 278-4240

California State University-Fresno is near the center of the city and FSU offers one RN to MSN program. It is one of 28 research universities in California. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of California.

2. Mount St Mary's College

12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
(310) 954-4000

Mount St Mary's College is located near Los Angeles, CA and MSMC offers one program in advanced nursing. 2,862 students seek degrees in 51 Mount programs, overall.

3. The University of Phoenix - San Diego

3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123-4403
(800) 473-4346

The University of Phoenix-San Diego is 7.2 miles from the center of the city and it offers one RN to MSN program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

4. Samuel Merritt University

3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 869-6511

Samuel Merritt University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Oakland, CA and this school offers one program in advanced nursing. This specialized school is a 4-year institution.

5. West Coast University - Los Angeles

12215 Victory Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 91606-3119
(818) 299-5500

West Coast University-Los Angeles is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 1909. It is located near Los Angeles, CA. This school offers students one certificate, three associates level degrees, two bachelors level degrees, and three degrees at the masters level. 830 students pursued degrees from the four programs at WCU in 2010. It offers subjects such as advanced nursing and nursing. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

6. The Western University of Health Sciences

309 E 2nd St
Pomona, CA 91766-1854
(909) 623-6116

The Western University of Health Sciences is located in the center of Pomona and it offers one RN to MSN program. WesternU is a 4-year institution.

7. The University of California - San Francisco

500 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143-0244
(415) 476-9000

The University of California-San Francisco is 2.4 miles from the heart of downtown and UCSF offers one RN to MSN program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

8. The Dominican University of California

50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901-2298
(415) 457-4440

The Dominican University of California, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in San Rafael, CA and this school offers one RN to MSN program. Overall, 2,266 students seek degrees in 38 programs at this liberal arts college.

9. Sonoma State University

1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
(707) 664-2880

Sonoma State University offers one RN to MSN program and it is in the suburbs of Rohnert Park, California. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

10. California State University - San Bernardino

5500 University Pky
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
(909) 537-5000

California State University-San Bernardino is 5.3 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one RN to MSN program. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the sixth largest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

11. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-1000

Loma Linda University is in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California and LLU offers one RN to MSN program. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

12. Azusa Pacific University

901 E Alosta
Azusa, CA 91702-7000
(626) 969-3434

Azusa Pacific University offers one RN to MSN program and APU is in the suburbs of Azusa, California. APU is a 4-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of California offering RN to MSN programs.

13. California State University - Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
(661) 654-2782

California State University-Bakersfield offers one program in advanced nursing and it is 4.9 miles from the center of the city. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

14. The University of Phoenix - Southern California

3100 Bristol Street- Suite 500
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3099
(800) 888-1968

The University of Phoenix-Southern California, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Costa Mesa, CA and UOPX offers one RN to MSN program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

15. Holy Names University

3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619-1699
(510) 436-1000

Founded in 1868, Holy Names University is a 4-year institution. HNU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Oakland, CA. This school offers students ten certificates, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, and 21 masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,164 students pursued degrees from the 48 programs at HNU. HNU offers subjects such as biology and business writing. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits it.

16. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two RN to MSN programs. Students are offered two degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing by USD. 8,201 students seek degrees in 78 programs at this medium-sized school, overall.

17. The University of Phoenix - Bay Area

3590 N First St
San Jose, CA 95134-1805
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Bay Area, which is near the center of the city, is located in San Jose, CA and this school offers one program in advanced nursing. Overall, 2,217 students seek degrees in 45 University of Phoenix-Bay Area programs.

18. California State University - Chico

First and Normal Sts
Chico, CA 95929-0150
(530) 898-6116

California State University-Chico is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in advanced nursing. This public school is a public 4-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing.

19. California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011

California State University-Fullerton is near the center of the city and it offers one RN to MSN program. This public school is a public 4-year institution. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

20. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University, which is near the center of the city, is located in San Diego, CA and this school offers one program in advanced nursing. 3,561 students seek degrees in 70 programs at this school, overall.

21. California State University - Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St
Carson, CA 90747-0005
(310) 243-3300

California State University-Dominguez Hills offers one RN to MSN program and this school, which is 2.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Carson, CA. Overall, 13,854 students pursue degrees in 60 programs at this school.

22. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University offers one program in advanced nursing and it is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. SJSU is a public, 4-year, research institution. SJSU is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing.

23. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University is 4.8 miles from the heart of downtown and SFSU offers one RN to MSN program. SF State is one of 28 research universities in California.

24. California State University - Sacramento

6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6011

California State University-Sacramento is near the heart of downtown and this university offers one RN to MSN program. Sac State is one of 28 research universities in California.

25. California State University - Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111

California State University-Long Beach offers one program in advanced nursing and it is near the heart of downtown. 33,416 students pursue degrees in 136 CSULB programs, overall.

26. The University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley

2860 Gateway Oaks Drive- Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833-4334
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one RN to MSN program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

27. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University is near the center of the city and SDSU offers one RN to MSN program. Overall, 29,187 students pursue degrees in 150 San Diego State University programs.

28. The University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
(415) 422-5555

The University of San Francisco is 1.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in advanced nursing. It is a 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of California offering RN to MSN programs.

29. California State University - Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-3000

California State University-Los Angeles is 4.2 miles from the center of the city and Cal State L.A. offers one program in advanced nursing. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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