Earning your bachelor's or master's degree in nursing is a great way to get ahead in your career and earn a higher salary.

Through our ACEN-accredited, online nursing programs, you'll gain a valuable credential that provides you with a competitive edge at work and in the job market. This can position you for your next promotion, or even earn a higher salary. 

According to Payscale.com, nurses with bachelor's degrees earn average yearly salaries of $57,941 to $80,676. And nurses with master's degrees commonly earn over $100,000 per year in advanced positions. * 

Choose from these online nursing programs for active RN-licensed nurses:

  • RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • RN to Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing

RN to MS and MS in Nursing Specializations include:

  • Nursing Leadership and Administration of Health Care Systems
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Informatics


You can complete any of these advanced nursing degrees while you continue to work, with eight and 15-week online courses, affordable tuition competitive with public institutions, and scholarship and financial aid options. 



The Excelsior College School of Nursing was designated as a 2011-2016, NLN Center for Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing (NLN). All Excelsior's nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000.

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*2014 PayScale, Inc, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree Average Salary and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Average Salary