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BS/BSN-to-Master's Degree Programs (MS/MSN)

Master degree programs reflect the traditional educational route whereby a person with a bachelor's degree pursues a Master's degree. A majority of the Texas schools of nursing offer a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), several offer a Master of Science (MS). The student takes courses required by that school's degree plan. Each school's program awards a Master's degree.

Many of the schools also make it possible to earn a Master's with an advanced focus or specialization. Specializations available at a particular school are indicated by an abbreviation(s) within brackets at the end of each listing. The abbreviations are:

Admin Administration
CNL Clinical Nurse Leader
CNS Clinical Nurse Specialist
Edu Education
HCA Health Care Administration

MSN + Master of Business Administration

Mdwfry Nurse Midwifery
Mgmt Management
MPH MSN + Master of Public Health
NP Nurse Practitioner (also: Advanced NP)
NI Nursing Infomatics
NLdshp Nursing Leadership
NSys Nursing Systems Management
PHN Public Health Nursing
Post-MS Post-Masters
Rsrch Research


For information about a school's admission requirements and degree plan, visit the school's web site (click on school name, write, or telephone.

*DES This symbol, an abbreviation for "Distance Education Site", means approved courses are offered at that location by a school of nursing located elsewhere. The courses may be presented on-line or other modes of communications.

Abilene Abilene Chrisitan University--Patty Hanks Shelton S0N, 2149 Hickory St., ACU Box 29103, 79699.  325.674.2265. [Admin, Edu, NP, Post-Ms]
  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center,--Anita Thigpen Perry SON, 302 Pine St., 79601.  325-677-1112.  [NLdshp, NP]
Austin  UT at Austin School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, 78701-1499.  512-471-7913. [Admin, CNS, MBA, NP]
Brownsville UT at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College, 80 Fort Brown, 78520.  956-882-5070. [Admin, Edu, PHN]
Canyon West Texas A&M University--Div. of Nursing, WTAMU Box 60969, 79016.  806-651-2630. [Admin, Edu, NP]
Corpus Christi Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Dr. FC 151D, Unit 5805, 78041.  361-825-2649.  [Admin, NLdshp, NP, Post-MS]
Dallas Baylor University, 3700 Worth St., 75246.  214-820-3361;  800-BAYLOR-U. [FNP, Mdwfry, NNP]
  Texas Woman's University, P.O. Box 425498, TWU Station, 76210.  940-898-2000/2403.  [CNL, CNS , Edu, MSN, NP, NSys]
Denton Texas Woman's University College of Nursing , PO Box 425498, 76204-5498. 940-898-2000/2403;  Toll Free 866-809-6130.  [CNL, CNS, Edu, MS, NP]

University of Texas Pan American, 1201 W. University Dr., 78539.  956-381-3495.  [Admin, Edu, CNS]

El Paso UT at El Paso School of Nursing, 1101 N. Campbell Street, 79902.  915-747-8217.  Toll Free: 866-747-8219.   [Admin, Edu, CNS, Mgmt, NP, NLdshp, Post-MS]
  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center--El Paso SON, 4800 Alberta, Office 101, 79902.  915.747.8217;  806-743-2730.  [Admin, Edu, Mdwfry, NP]
Fort Worth Texas Christian University-Harris School of Nursing, TCU Box 298620, 76129.  817-257-7652.  1-800-TCU-FROG, ext 7650.  [CNL, CNS (adlt/geront, pedi), Edu]

Texas Woman's University College of Nursing, 1130 John Freeman Blvd., 77030. 713-794-2100 . [ACNP, ADM, ANP,  CNL, Edu, FNP, NSys]

  UT Health Science Center, 6901 Bertner, PO Box 20334, 77225.  713-500-2002,  800-232-8876.  [Admin, ANEST, APH, EDU, FNP, MPH, NLshp, NP]
  Western Governors University, 7610 Jackwood St., 77074.  801-428-5209.  [Edu, MBA, NLdshp]
Laredo  Texas A&M International University, 5201 University Blvd., 78041-1900.  956-326-2001.  [MSN]

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center- -SON,  3601 4th St. STOP 6264,  79430-6264.  806-743-3082;  1-800-493-3954.  [Admin, Edu, NP, Rsrch].

Palestine -DES  UT at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler 75799.  903-566-7320.  Toll Free:  903-566-7320.   [Admin, Edu, MBA, NP, Post-MS]
Prarie View  Prairie View A&M University, 6436 Fannin St., Ste. 1202 (FM 1098 Rd & University Dr, P.V.), Houston 77030.  713-797-7009.  [Admin, Edu, NP]
San Angelo

Angelo State University, 2333 Vanderventer Ave., (Nursing Dept., ASU Station 10902) 76909. 325-942-2224; Toll Free 800-946-8627. [CNS, Edu, NP]

San Antonio

University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway, Box 300, 78209. 210-829-6000.  1-800-749-Word.  (CNL, CNS]

UT Health Science Center, MC 7944, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., 78229-3900.  210-567-5800.  [Admin, CNL, NP]

University of Houston - Sugarland Campus,  14000 University Blvd., 77479.  361-570-4848;  Toll free 877-970-4848. [Admin, Edu]

Tyler UT at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., 75799.  903-566-7320;  1-800-UT-TYLER.  [Admin, Edu, MBA, NP)

University of Houston--Victoria Campus, 3007 N. Ben Wilson, 77901.  361-570-4848;  Toll free 877-970-4848. [Admin, Edu]

Wichita Falls Midwestern State University--Wilson SON, 3410 Taft Blvd., 76308.  940-397-4597.  [Edu, NP]



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