Degree Plan

Are you ready to advance into a leadership position in nursing? The UTRGV Master of Science in Nursing Administration online degree program is designed to empower you to demonstrate leadership in the application of interventions and technology related to policy, research, finance, organization, hospital administration and health care management.


  • The MSN Administration is offered in an accelerated 7-week format.
  • Courses are offered year around with two 7-week Modules in the Fall, two 7-week Modules in the Spring, and two 7-week Modules in the Summer.
  • Student can begin the MSN Administration Program coursework at any of the six entry points.
  • Each 7-week course is offered only once a year.
  • Full-time students, taking 2 courses each Module, are able to complete the MSN Administration Program in 1 year.
  • Part-time students may take 1 course each Module and complete the MSN Administration Program in 2 years.    


MSN Administration Course Sequence Accelerated Program 
Track MSN Core Courses MSN Administration 
Specialty Courses
Mod 1
NURS 6474
Leadership, Policy, and Population Health
NURS 6370 
Nursing Administration Theory & Concepts
Mod 2
NURS 6301 
Theoretical Foundations in Nursing
NURS 6381
Holistic Approaches to Chronic Disease
Mod 1
NURS 6208 
Nursing Informatics
NURS 6382 
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
Mod 2
NURS 6303 
Statistics in Nursing
NURS 6371 
Healthcare Change, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution
Mod 1
NURS 6302 
Research in Nursing
NURS 6374 
Clinical Leadership in Nursing
Mod 2
NURS 7302 
Practice Intervention Project
NURS 6372 
Healthcare Finance


For more information visit the Graduate College Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Administration page