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Nursing Administration MSN Degree – Online

Prepare to Lead in an Evolving Health Care Environment

The master’s in nursing administration degree program at The University of Texas at Tyler prepares you to hold an executive leadership role facilitating the link between a larger health care organization and those providing front-line patient care.

  • Complete your master’s program entirely online, interacting with faculty by Instant Messenger and through Web-based meetings and other interactive activities.
  • Get hands-on experience working with leading health care executives.

Graduates of the program typically continue working in their current medical setting, but many soon advance within the organization. A significant number of graduates go on to pursue doctoral studies.

Master’s in Nursing Administration: Theory-Based. Best Practices.

  • Complete a 112.5-hour, clinically-based practicum that matches your career goals.
  • Learn firsthand by working with nursing leaders and top administrators.
  • Learn to assess diverse health care delivery systems.
  • Develop expertise in resource allocation by learning how to analyze a facility's needs.
  • Take advantage of options to earn your degree: Choose to write a master's thesis or complete a scholarly project to complete the required 36 credit hours.

Nursing Faculty: Exceptional Nurses and Educators.

  • Study with faculty who are widely experienced in the nursing field as well as accomplished teachers in the classroom.
  • Participate in classes taught by faculty members who are strong student advocates, committed to helping you reach your career goals.
  • Learn from professors who are well-known and respected throughout the nursing and health care community and who use their network to benefit students and enhance education.

Learn about UT Tyler’s nursing faculty

Nursing Courses: Contemporary Focus. Range of Skills.

Leadership in the Healthcare Environment – Examine the complex health care practice environment faced by nurse administrators. The course prepares the professional nurse to demonstrate organizations and systems leadership by synthesizing principles of leadership and management theory, organizational science, professional communication and informatics. Theories are applied in the consideration of evidence- based practice, customer service and personnel management.

Legal, Regulatory and Financial Management – Focus on the legal, ethical, regulatory and fiscal environment faced by nurse administrators. This course enables the professional nurse to manage the ethical, legal and regulatory issues facing health care organizations and actively participate in the fiscal management of health care divisions and organizations.

Nursing Administration: Delivery of Care – Explore the delivery of care within the health care environment at the organizational, community, state and national levels. This course enables the professional nurse to participate in the design of care delivery systems within health care organizations in community, state and national environments.

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

Career Outlook for Nurse Administrators
As demand grows for greater quality and efficiency in health care, the need for well-trained nursing administrators will increase as well. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 16% through 2018, which is much faster than the increase in opportunities anticipated in other fields.

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Graduate Nursing
MSN- Administration
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

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

Ph: 903.566.7128