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MSN Program

MSN Program Introduction

The MSN in Nursing Leadership Program is accepting admissions for August 2018. 

Designed for the student seeking a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Leadership roles. This flexible program of study allows the student to apply knowledge and expertise to improve healthcare for clients at the systems level of care. Nursing Leadership students develop administrative competence in human and financial resource management, and in leading change in complex healthcare environments. 

Unique features of this master’s program include:

  • Cross-cultural perspectives on health behavior and values, with an emphasis on existing health disparities.
  • Active recruitment of students and faculty from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to enrich student learning.
  • Preparation of nurses with advanced leadership expertise to develop, execute and evaluate programs and services at the systems level of care.

The program of study is 31 credits leading to the MSN degree. The degree is offered in a hybrid modality with on-ground classes one evening every other week, alternating with online classes. 


*PLEASE NOTE WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO THE CNS post-master's certification program through August 1, 2018. This track consist of 13 course credits, and is offered to nurses with MSN degrees.

 

The MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

655 K Street, NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 887-6791
Fax: (202) 887-8476
Web site: www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation

 

For further information, contact:

Dr. Holly Cassells
Professor, School of Nursing and Health Professions
cassells@uiwtx.edu
(210) 829-3977
 
Vanessa Gutierrez
Secretary, Graduate Nursing
vcgutier@uiwtx.edu
(210) 283-6379
 
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway, Box 300
San Antonio, TX 78209