Graduate Nursing Programs

The School of Nursing Graduate Programs are designed to prepare nurses to use an expanded skill, theory, research, and knowledge base in advanced roles within various settings. The programs emphasize preparation of students to meet the dynamic needs of the international, multicultural, and multilingual society in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.

Graduate program outcomes:

  • Function as a scholar with critical thinking skills supported by theories from the behavioral, physical, and nursing sciences.
  • Demonstrate organizational and systems leadership in the application of client care interventions incorporating informatics and health care technology to improve population health care outcomes
  • Collaborate as a member of an interprofessional health care team to advocate for safe and effective client care being cognizant of cultural, societal, economic, political , ethical, and legal issues.
  • Promote quality improvement in the provision of culturally competent care to diverse populations through integration of health policy, planned programs, education and advocacy.
  • Integrate scholarship and research into masters-level practice that is grounded in the sciences and humanities.

UTRGV SON offers the following graduate programs:

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