Posted: 6/23/22

TAMIU's Online Master's in Nursing (MSN) Program Ranked Fourth Among Nation's Best Online Programs


Dr. Marivic Torregosa

Texas A&M International University's (TAMIU) College of Nursing and Health Sciences has been ranked fourth  among the nation’s 10 Best Online Master's in Nursing (MSN) Programs for 2022 by online source, OnlineU.

According to OnlineU, the ranking included the best online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degrees currently available based on each program's alumni salary outcomes.

TAMIU's No. 4 ranking, based on the median starting salary of $129,066, or salary score of 92 on a 100 scale of its MSN program alumni, came after AdventHealth University, University of Southern California, and Touro University Nevada.

To be considered for OnlineU's ranking list, a school needs to meet the following criteria: Offer at least one fully online degree in the relevant program area; have earnings data from College Scorecard to calculate Salary Score, and meet the threshold for online student representation. The full ranking and methodology can be found here: https://www.onlineu.com/degrees/masters-nursing

TAMIU dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Dr. Marivic Torregosa said that they College is honored to receive the distinction. 

"We are proud that the College of Nursing and Health Sciences has program offerings such as this that provides upward mobility to our students," Dr. Torregosa said, "It is great to know that the education, skills and training we provide to our students are in demand and sought after by the healthcare industry."

Online U states the following about TAMIU on its site, "Students can pursue an online MSN-Nursing Administration at Texas A&M International University. This fast track program - which can be completed in 10 months or less - prepares students for managerial and executive roles."

The site continues, "The MSN program is composed of 31 credit hours, with a 180-hour intensive practicum focused on the leadership roles of nurse executives. Eligible applicants must have a BSN, 3.0 minimum GPA, at least one year of work experience as a registered nurse, an unencumbered Teas RN license, and a completed undergraduate course in statistics."

In Fall 2021, TAMIU's College of Nursing and Health Sciences launched its newest RN to MSN Nursing Administration program.

The School of Nursing's other recognized programs include a traditional BSN program, an online RN to BSN, and an online Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program.

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is also home to the University’s undergraduate programs in  Communication Disorders, Kinesiology, and Public Health.

For additional information, contact College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ academic success coach Adriana M. Garcia at adrianam.garcia@tamiu.edu or call 956.326.3277.

For more about TAMIU Nursing programs, visit https://www.tamiu.edu/conhs or call 956.326.2574.

Registration for  Fall 2022 at TAMIU is currently underway.

To learn more about TAMIU’s Registration processes, visit the dedicated Registration Hub at https://go.tamiu.edu/registration.