Master of Science in Nursing
The University of Texas at Arlington

Program Details

The online MSN degree program from The University of Texas at Arlington prepares students to advance their careers and take their nursing practice from bedside focused hospital care to caring for the overall health of patients at all points within the lifespan. The program features these key elements:

  • ​Intensive training in evidence-based primary care practice specific to the health management needs of patients and families at each stage of life
  • ​Specialized knowledge in the areas of pharmacology, diagnostics, health assessment, advanced research, and clinical management
  • ​Clinical experiences in the student's local area that fully prepare them to assume roles as advanced practice primary care nurses


  • GRE not required for students with a 3.0 GPA or higher. 
  • Graduate School requires that the BSN come from a university that is regionally accredited. The College requires that the Nursing program be CCNE or ACEN accredited.
  • Undergraduate (basic) statistics course with a minimum grade of "C". 
  • Probationary admission for students taking the GRE: GRE required for applicants with a 2.8-2.99 GPA with minimum score of 149 on the verbal section, 141 on the quantitative section, or 3.5 on the analytical writing section (best 2 of 3 sections). 
  • Applicants must possess an unencumbered RN license.
  • Two years clinical experience in registered nursing strongly recommended.
  • International students are required to have two years clinical experience in a United States (or equivalent) health care system.

Special Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Residents of these states are not eligible to enroll in this program: Alaska, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington.