No. Registered nurses holding an associate degree who enroll in an accelerated RN to MSN (Nurse Practitioner concentration/track) program may skip earning a Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) on their way to earning their MSN. Discover our RN to MSN degree optionsExplore Now Other Questions What certifications does the HIM program prepare you for? Am I able to work while attending school on my F-1 visa? How long does it take to go from MSN to FNP? What are my alternatives to an accelerated nursing program?