RN-MSN Nursing Administration

Nursing Graduation Candidates


Program Information:

This program is for nurses who hold an associate degree in nursing and who want to obtain a masters degree in Nursing Administration bypassing a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Due to the increasing demand for masters prepared Nursing Administrators in health care settings, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers this degree through an online format.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Critically analyze, interpret and utilize appropriate knowledge, research and theories to meet the health care needs of diverse client populations across the lifespan.
  2. Collaboratively plan the delivery of culturally sensitive health care with organizations and the community.
  3. Contribute to the advancement of nursing profession through evidenced-based research and practice.
  4. Synthesize the leadership management, negotiating, teaching/coaching and consulting roles to foster continual improvement in order to meet changing societal and environmental needs.
  5. Operationalize ethical, legal, political, and economic principles in application to management of healthcare delivery across the lifespan.
  6. Advocate for advanced nursing practice through a commitment to lifelong learning and community service.


Career Opportunities:

Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers, Rehabilitation Centers, Summer Camps, State and Local Health Departments, Colleges and Universities, Insurance Companies, and more.

Program Requirements:

  • Completed an associate nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Successful completion of required undergraduate nursing course work at TAMIU.
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course.
  • Minimum 2.7 overall GPA and 3.0 upper-level GPA (nursing courses).
  • Valid RN license without restrictions in the State of Texas.
  • No nursing experience required for admission.
  • Required proof of medical insurance, immunizations, and criminal/drug screening data submitted through Verified Credentials at expense of student.
  • TAMIU-specific code to enter Verified Credentials is given after admission application is processed.

Degree Plan for curriculum outline and catalog information. (Available FALL 2022)

Department Contact:

Ms. Adriana M. Garcia- Academic Advisor
Dr. F.M. Canseco Hall (CNS) Suite 111B
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900

Phone: 956.326.3277
Email: adrianam.garcia@tamiu.edu

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