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Graduate Degree Program

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program offers options for a major in Nursing Administration or Nursing Education. The nursing administration major will prepare graduates to assume leadership roles for unit, department, service line, or the system-level of health care organizations. The major in nursing education will prepare graduates to teach patients, families, health care consumers, nurses, and nursing students.


All nursing graduate students complete 11 credit hours of the core courses. Students complete 25-28 credit hours of coursework in the chosen major. There are two courses which include clinical in each major. Each student chooses one of two degree completion options to finish the program of study. The total course credit hours vary from 36-39 hours depending on major and degree completion option chosen. 

Course Delivery

Faculty are located in Ft. Worth. The program is online with practice experience and experiential learning.

Eligibility to Apply

Registered nurses with a bachelor of science degree in nursing are invited to apply. Application Information

Starting Spring 2020 Applications will be accepted year round.

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.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

TSU's Master of Science in Nursing program offers two majors: Nursing Administration or Nursing Education.

Contact Jennifer Mundine, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, Department Head and Director of Post-Licensure and Director of the Graduate Nursing Program for more details