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.  Currently, 35-plus MS/MSN degree programs are available across Texas.  These Master Degree programs 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 Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, 2149 Hickory St. 79601-2339. 325-671-2399. [Admin, Edu, NP, Post-Ms]
  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center,--Anita Thigpen Perry SON Campus, 1718 Pine St., Rm 2602, 79601.  325-676-7948, ext. 265.  [NLdshp, NP]
Arlington  UT at Arlington, Box 19407, 76019-0407. 817-272-2776. [Admin (HCAD, MBA, MPH), Edu, NP]
Austin  UT at Austin School of Nursing, 1700 Red River, 78701-1499. 512-471-7311. [Admin, CNS, MBA, NP]
  Western Governors University,  801-428-5209.  [Online RN-to-Master Degree Programs]
Beaumont Lamar University at Beaumont, 4400 MLK Blvd ( PO Box 10081, 77710). 409-880-8817. [Admin, Edu, MBA]
Brownsville UT at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College, 80 Fort Brown, 78520. 956-882-5079. [Admin, Edu, PHN]
Canyon West Texas A&M University, Div. of Nursing, WTPO Box 60969, 79016. 806-651-2630. [Admin, Edu, NP]
Corpus Christi Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Dr., Faculty Ctr. 152, 78412. 361-825-2648; 800-293-0965. [Admin, NLdshp, NP, Post-MS]
Dallas Baylor University, 3700 Worth St., 75246. 214-820-3361; 800-BAYLOR-U. [Mdwfry, NP]
  Texas Woman's University - Parkland Campus, 1810 Inwood Rd, 75235-7299. 214-689-6509. [CNS , Edu, NP, NSys]
Denton Texas Woman's University College of Nursing , PO Box 425498, 76204-5498. 940-898-2401 ; Toll Free 866-809-6130 . [Admin (Hlth Systms), CNL,. CNS, Edu, MS, NP]

UT - Pan American, 1201 W. University Dr., 78540. 956-381-3491. [Admin, Edu, CNS]

El Paso UT at El Paso School of Nursing, 1101 N. Campbell, 79902. 915-747-8217. [Admin, Edu, CNS, Mgmt, NP, NLdshp, Post-MS]
Fort Worth Texas Christian University-Harris School of Nursing, TCU Box 298620, 76129. 817-257-7650. [CNL, CNS (adlt/geront, pedi), Edu]

UT Medical Branch, 301 University Blvd., 77555-1029. 409-747-1549. [Edu (online), HCA, NP]


Prairie View A&M University, 6436 Fannin, 77030. 713-797-7000/7001. [NP]


Texas Woman's University College of Nursing , 1130 John Freeman Blvd., 77030. 713-794-2100 . [Admin, CNS, Edu, NP, NSys]

  UT Health Science Center, 6901 Bertner, 77030. 800-232-8876. [Admin, Anesthesia, CNS, Edu, MPH, NP]
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; 1-800-851-8240. [Admin, Edu, NP, Rsrch].

Odessa  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center--Permian Basin, 800 W. 4th St., 79763.   432-335-5111;  432-335-5150.  [Admin, Edu, Mdwfry, NLdshp, NP]
Palestine -DES  UT at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler 75799.  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 866-346-3080. [CNS, Edu, NP]
San Antonio Wayland Baptist University,  11550 IH-35 North, 78233.  210-826-7595.
  University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway, 78209. 210-829-3987. (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; 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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