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Nurse Practitioner MSN Degree - Online/Hybrid

Meet the Nation’s Growing Need for Skilled Nurse Practitioners

With the significant increase in health care needs of our expanding population, more nurse practitioners are required across the country.  A master of science in nursing (MSN) for nurse practitioners from The University of Texas at Tyler will ensure that you are well-prepared to provide the advanced practice skills of assessment and health needs management required to meet emerging demands.

  • Take part in a nurse practitioner program that combines online and web-enhanced classes, work with preceptors assessing and treating patients and attend just 5-6 classes per semester on the Tyler campus.
  • Complete a program that has a 100% pass-rate on the national certification examinations through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.

Nurse practitioners who graduate from our master’s program are in high demand. Our graduates are employed in clinics, physician offices and hospitals throughout the East Texas region.  

Master’s for Nurse Practitioners: In-Demand. Needs-Focused.

  • Participate in a Web-enhanced program that combines the convenience of studying online with the advantages of face-to-face interaction on campus with your professors.
  • Focus your nurse practitioner studies in family or pediatric specialties.
  • Complete 675 hours in precepted, clinical experiences that can be accomplished close to your own home. 

Nursing Faculty: Exceptional Mentors. Dedicated Healers.

  • Study with faculty members who have had extensive nurse practitioner experiences.
  • Learn from faculty members who engage in promoting positive community based outcomes.  
  • Be mentored by professors who are well connected at local, state, and national levels and are committed to helping you reach your career goals.

Learn about UT Tyler’s nursing faculty

Nurse Practitioner Master’s Courses: Challenging. Practical.

Advanced Pathophysiology – Focus on pathological conditions encountered in clinical practice across the life span of clients. Emphasis is placed on regulatory and compensatory mechanisms as they relate to commonly occurring diseases.

Advanced Health Assessment – Apply advanced health assessment principles and skills for comprehensive examination of clients. Focus will be on common deviations from normal. Populations across the life span will be included.

Advanced Nursing Pharmacotherapeutics  – Explore knowledge and application of advanced pharmacotherapeutic principles related to the health needs of clients. Focus will be on pharmacotherapeutic modalities used by advanced practice nurses.

The Advanced Practice Role - Study the advanced practice nurse (APN) role. The evolution of the role, current and continuing issues relevant to advanced practice nursing, and clinical practice issues related to health promotion and disease prevention.

Find out more about the curriculum, admission requirements and how to apply

Career Outlook for Nurse Practitioners

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurse practitioners will be in high demand in the years ahead. The Bureau predicts a 22% growth rate in the number of registered nursing positions. This increase will be a result of the increased focus on preventive care, technological advances in patient care and a rapidly growing older population.

Learn about additional graduate nursing opportunities

Find Out More: 

Graduate Nursing
Nurse Practitioner
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Tx 75799

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ph: 903.566.7128