M.S.N. in Nursing Administration
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program offers options for a major in Nursing Administration or Nursing Education. The Nursing Administration degree prepares graduates to assume leadership roles for unit, department, service line, or the system-level of healthcare organizations.
Courses are online with select practicum experiences.
Advantages of the Online Program
- All online classes!
- Can complete MSN degree in as few as 12 months.
- Tarleton is a student-focused university; this is maintained in the online environment with faculty who truly care about you as a student!
- Tarleton is affordable!
Benefits of Online Program
- Advance your career in nursing!
- Enhance leadership skills and opportunities.
- Specialize as Nurse Educator or Nurse Administrator!
- Meet personal and professional educational goals.
Designed With You in Mind
For RNs who have completed a bachelor’s degree in nursing, Tarleton State University’s MSN program offers outstanding, student-focused instruction through the flexibility and convenience of online learning.
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
- The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program in nursing at Tarleton State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.
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36 – 39 credit hours
- Admission to Tarleton State University – Graduate Studies
- Students should note that they must have their bachelor’s degree in nursing in order to be admitted to either master’s program as well as have their RN license.
- We accept applicants year-round. Courses start every 8 weeks.
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Plan Your Future
A MSN in Nursing Administration is designed for hardworking individuals who want to further their education in nursing. This degree offers many different career options including:
- Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Educator
- Hospital Administrator
The application process begins online through the College of Graduate Studies at Tarleton. Additionally, students looking to enter the program must meet the admission requirements of the College of Graduate Studies and Department of Nursing. Find out more information about the admission requirements.
Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:
- Career counseling and My Plan
- DEI - Delta Epsilon Iota, Career Services Honor Society
- Mock interviews
- Resume assistance
And much more!
At the end of the program, the graduate nurse will be able to:
- Integrate findings and theories from nursing science and related disciplines to lead the continued improvement of nursing care across diverse settings.
- Provide flexible leadership and inter/intra professional collaboration in a complex and ever-changing healthcare delivery system to safely achieve quality, patient-centered care.
- Ethically conduct and/or use research which contributes to the development of nursing science.
- Analyze current and emerging information and health technologies to communicate, manage knowledge. mitigate error, and support decision making to improve patient care outcomes.
- Advocate for policies to promote health, shape healthcare delivery, defend social justice, and advance the profession of nursing.
- Synthesize population health concepts to affect appropriate health interventions, to prevent disease, reduce risks, and promote health and wellness in diverse populations.
|NURS||5322||Healthcare Change and Communication|
|NURS||5301||Organizational Behavior and Human Resources|
|NURS||5324||Outcomes and Evaluation in Healthcare|
|NURS||5328||Administrator Role I|
|NURS||5329||Administrator Role II|
For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.