Master of Science in Nursing

Education at the master’s level prepares graduates to assume leadership roles in clinical practice, nursing administration and nursing education. Advanced nursing practice graduates are prepared for entry into the Doctoral of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, and all graduates are prepared for higher education in the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) program.

The program of study leading to the MSN degree combines online courses with face-to-face classes and clinical experiences offering flexibility to students. The curriculum depends on the clinical concentration the student selects. Students have the following six clinical concentrations from which to choose:

In addition, the School of Nursing in conjunction with The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston offers a dual degree: MSN-Master of Public Health (MPH).

Program Coordinator

Nancy H Busen, PhD, FNP-BC, APRN

Assistant Dean & Department Chair, Family Health (Email)