Nursing Administration MSN Degree – Online
The University of Texas at Tyler
Department of Graduate Nursing
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, Texas 75799
Dr. Barbara Haas
College: Nursing and Health Sciences
Total Program Tuition Cost: $16,380 Estimated tuition for full-time, in-state online enrollment. Tuition varies by delivery method and hours taken per semester. Calculate your estimated tuition with the tuition calculator.
Scholarships/Financial Support: Yes
Applicants from countries other than the United States must also meet the admission requirements for international students seeking a graduate degree as listed in the University catalog.
Test Score Required: No
GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 semester credit hours of undergraduate work.
Students who do not meet the GPA requirement for full admission may be granted conditional admission based on satisfactory scores on the verbal/quantitative portions of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in combination with GPA for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate work.
Letters of Recommendation: 3 - professional or academic
Resume/Curriculum Vitae: No
Proof of Current Licensure: Yes - must be in the state(s) where clinical practicum will occur
Admissions Essay: Yes - submit either a two-page essay or video describing reasons for seeking a particular MSN degree and plans for the future
Additional Requirements: Hold a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from a nationally accredited College. Complete an undergraduate statistics course with a grade of "C" or better. All applicants who are admitted to an MSN degree program in the School of Nursing are required to complete a criminal background check and urine drug screening. No student will be allowed entry to a nursing course without a clear report or a letter from the Texas Board of Nursing certifying that any criminal history is not a danger to the public. Applicants must have current BCLS CPR certification before beginning clinical courses.
Deadlines: Graduate School Calendar
Career Outlook: As demand grows for greater quality and efficiency in health care, the need for well-trained nursing administrators will increase as well. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 16% through 2018, which is much faster than the increase in opportunities anticipated in other fields.
Meet a graduate student of The University of Texas at Tyler.
Prepare to Lead in an Evolving Health Care Environment
The master’s in nursing administration degree program at The University of Texas at Tyler prepares you to hold an executive leadership role facilitating the link between a larger health care organization and those providing front-line patient care.
- Complete your master’s program entirely online, interacting with faculty by Instant Messenger and through Web-based meetings and other interactive activities.
- Get hands-on experience working with leading health care executives.
Graduates of the program typically continue working in their current medical setting, but many soon advance within the organization. A significant number of graduates go on to pursue doctoral studies.
Master’s in Nursing Administration: Theory-Based. Best Practices.
- Complete a 112.5-hour, clinically-based practicum that matches your career goals.
- Learn firsthand by working with nursing leaders and top administrators.
- Learn to assess diverse health care delivery systems.
- Develop expertise in resource allocation by learning how to analyze a facility's needs.
Nursing Faculty: Exceptional Nurses and Educators.
- Study with faculty who are widely experienced in the nursing field as well as accomplished teachers in the classroom.
- Participate in classes taught by faculty members who are strong student advocates, committed to helping you reach your career goals.
- Learn from professors who are well-known and respected throughout the nursing and health care community and who use their network to benefit students and enhance education.
Learn about UT Tyler’s nursing faculty
Nursing Courses: Contemporary Focus. Range of Skills.
Leadership in the Healthcare Environment – Examine the complex health care practice environment faced by nurse administrators. The course prepares the professional nurse to demonstrate organizations and systems leadership by synthesizing principles of leadership and management theory, organizational science, professional communication and informatics. Theories are applied in the consideration of evidence- based practice, customer service and personnel management.
Legal, Regulatory and Financial Management – Focus on the legal, ethical, regulatory and fiscal environment faced by nurse administrators. This course enables the professional nurse to manage the ethical, legal and regulatory issues facing health care organizations and actively participate in the fiscal management of health care divisions and organizations.
Nursing Administration: Delivery of Care – Explore the delivery of care within the health care environment at the organizational, community, state and national levels. This course enables the professional nurse to participate in the design of care delivery systems within health care organizations in community, state and national environments.
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Tyler, TX 75799
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