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MSN Program

Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration

The Nursing Administration track prepares nurses to practice in an administrative role in the healthcare setting and provide leadership in the profession. The program is designed to facilitate the integration and application of advanced administrative theory and skills.

The Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Administration requires 33 semester credit hours, inclusive of 3 SCH of elective. The graduate will meet the educational requirements to be Certified in Executive Nurse Practice (CENP) by the American Organization of Nurse Executives

Admission to the University Graduate Program

  • Provide all required documents by July 15 for fall admission
  • Apply for admission to Graduate Studies at Texas A&M University – Texarkana
  • Follow the path mapped on the Graduate Studies website
  • Meet with Nursing Program Advisor

Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in nursing from an institution of higher education that is both accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency and either the NLNAC or the CCNE and a minimum of one year experience as Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Current, unencumbered registered nurse license to practice in the State of Texas, current compact license, or licensed in the state where practicums will occur (must show active licensure by the end of the first semester). 
  • Immunizations, CPR certification, negative drug screen, and personal health insurance.
  • Criminal background check.
  • Completed application and fee payment; official transcripts from each institution attended; résumé; letter of interest, commitment, and purpose for pursing a master's degree; and at least two letters of support from supervisors or professional mentors.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in the last 60 hours of undergraduate nursing course work


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  • Texarkana, TX 75503
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