Yes. BSN requirement is already "here", and employment trends are in hot pursuit. Master's level requirement is even being "discussed" (see below)
Read the article in full here: American Association of Colleges of Nursing | The Impact of Education on Nursing Practice
"In September 2012, the Joint Statement on Academic Progression for Nursing Students and
Graduates was endorsed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American
Association of Community Colleges, Association of Community Colleges Trustees, National
League for Nursing, and the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing. This historic agreement represents the first time leaders from the major national organizations representing community college presidents, boards, and program administrators have joined with representatives from nursing education associations to promote academic progression in nursing....
"In October 2010, the Institute of Medicine released its landmark report on The Future of Nursing, initiated by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which called for increasing the number of baccalaureate-prepared nurses in the workforce to 80% by 2020....
"In May 2010, the Tri-Council for Nursing (AACN, ANA, AONE, and NLN) issued a consensus statement calling for all RNs to advance their education
in the interest of enhancing quality and safety across healthcare settings. In the statement titled Education Advancement of Registered Nurses,...
"In December 2009, Dr. Patricia Benner and her team at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching released a new study titled Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation, which recommended preparing all entry-level registered nurses at the baccalaureate level and requiring all RNs to earn a master’s degree within 10 years of initial licensure...."