Master of Science in Nursing / Clinical Nurse Leader
The University of Texas Medical Branch

Program Details

The online MSN from The University of Texas Medical Branch prepares students to make significant contributions to the improvement of health care and to influence health care policy through advanced clinical practice and research that meets the complex health challenges and needs of society. 

Students may customize their degree to suit their personal interests and professional goals by choosing a specialized track. The Clinical Nurse Leader track uses evidence-based practice to achieve better outcomes, fiscal strategies to reduce costs, and educational strategies to foster learning with fellow healthcare professionals. Graduates of this nurse administrator degree will be prepared to serve at the forefront of changing the quality and safety of healthcare.

Course content focuses on areas including:

  • Quality and safety
  • Public health principles in advanced practice nursing
  • Healthcare economics and finance
  • Role synthesis and integration

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • One year of recent experience as a registered nurse
  • Current (active), valid, unencumbered license