Masters Nursing Texas, MSN Online Degree

Nursing Administration MSN Degree – Online

Graduate Admissions


School of Nursing
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Boulevard
Tyler, Texas 75799
Phone 903.566.7128

Degree Information
Janet Rainey
Phone: 903.566.7243

Graduate Admission Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
Office of Graduate Admissions
Office: HPR 248
Phone: 903.566.7457
Fax: 903.566.7492

Program Information

Degree: MSN

Hours: 36

College: School of Nursing

Application Instructions

Tuition varies by delivery method and hours taken per semester. Calculate your estimated tuition with the tuition calculator.

Scholarships/Financial Support:  Yes

Programs:  Online Nursing Administration-MSN, Online Nursing Education-MSN, Web-Enhanced Nurse Practitioner, Online MSN-MBA, Online Nursing Education Certificate

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: Optional (Highly Recommended)

Proof of Current Licensure: Yes - must be in the state(s) where clinical practicum will occur

Admissions Essay: Yes - Essay prompts may be viewed by selecting the program of choice on the nursing application page.

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.

Salary Information: See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is O*Net.

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 – Enables 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 evidenced based practice.

Legal, Regulatory and Financial Management – Focuses on the legal, ethical, regulatory, and fiscal environment faced by nurse administrators. Enables the professional nurse to manage the ethical, legal and regulatory issues facing healthcare organizations and actively participate in the fiscal management of healthcare divisions and organizations.

Nursing Administration: Delivery of Care – Focuses on the delivery of care within the healthcare environment at the organizational, community, state, national, and international levels. Enables the professional nurse to participate in the design of care delivery systems within healthcare organization in community, state, and national environments.

Find out more about the curriculum, admission requirements and how to apply

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Graduate Nursing
MSN- Administration
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ph: 903.566.7128