Master of Science in Nursing
New Mexico State University

Program Details

The online MSN degree program offered by New Mexico State University focuses on the business aspects of the nursing field so that its graduates can advance their careers with a higher degree. The curriculum aims to help students develop their leadership and administrative skills in order to engage in nursing practice as clinical specialists and middle to upper level administrative positions in health care agencies of all types. Coursework covers topics such as:

  • Nursing theory
  • ​Promoting health beahavior
  • Human resource management
  • ​Fiscal management
  • ​Nursing administration


  • A Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited college or university
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above
  • ​Successful completion of an interferential statistics course within 5 years of enrollment
  • Students are required to come to campus at least once each year for a 3 to 4 day orientation

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington