College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - 100% Online

Earn Your Master's Degree Online at WT

West Texas A&M University has been training top nurses since 1978. Our Master of Science in Nursing - Comprehensive degree has been developed to meet the nursing needs of both rural and urban communities, and aims to keep graduates on pace with advances in nursing practice as informed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), the Institutes of Medicine (IOM), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Program Overview

Our online MSN program prepares nurses to function at advanced levels in complex environments, and provides innovative training in:

  • Bioethics and Advocacy
  • Nursing Research
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacotherapeutics
  • Public Health

Program Highlights

  • Courses are 100% online
  • No GRE required for admission
  • Multiple Start Terms - Begin in fall or spring
  • 39-40 hours of coursework can be completed in 2.5 years
  • Thesis and non-thesis options

Program Affordability

We offer a multitude of funding opportunities, including scholarships, grants, and financial aid. For qualified students located outside of the State of Texas, we also offer an out-of-state tuition waiver.

Program Benefits

Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) graduates will be prepared to:

  • Integrate scientific findings from nursing, biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, quality improvement, and organization sciences for the continual improvement of nursing care across diverse settings.
  • Recognize that organization and systems leadership are critical to the promotion of high quality and safe patient care.

Career Opportunities

  • Nursing administrator
  • Clinical coordinator
  • Nursing informatics specialist
  • Quality improvement manager
  • Case manager
  • Patient care advocate
  • Patient/unit educator
  • Nursing clinical educator
  • School or community nurse