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Master of Science in Nursing

Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). As an integral component of UTA, the College of Nursing seeks to assure quality health care for the people of Texas through excellence in education, scholarship, and service. At UTA, you’ll find not only an outstanding curriculum, but an exceptional degree of integrity and caring among students and faculty alike.  We want you to meet your educational and professional goals and work with you to ensure your success.
We’re glad you’re considering UT Arlington and the College of Nursing and we welcome you to visit, call or email us to learn more about our programs.
Please note: Application deadlines for the College of Nursing are different than those for the University.
  • Fall - applications are due May 1st
  • Spring - applications are due September 1st
Judy Leflore, PhD, RN
Associate Dean & Graduate Advisor
Interim Chair, Department of Graduate Nursing Programs

The University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington) College of Nursing has prepared Nurse Practitioners (NPs), Nursing Administrators, and Nurse Educators since 1975. Our faculty are nationally certified in their area of specialization and actively involved in clinical practice.
With a pass rate on national certification exams of over 96%, graduates of our Nurse Practitioner programs practice in a variety of settings and are hired as expert health care providers.
The Nursing Administration Program prepares health care leaders who hold executive positions in a variety of settings. These graduates have 100% pass rate on the advanced administration national certification exam.
The Nursing Education Program prepares faculty to teach in Associate and Baccalaureate Nursing programs and in education positions in health care delivery systems.Graduates of the Nursing Education Program are prepared to take the national nurse educator certification exam.
The MSN program offers courses with evening classes, all-day classes scheduled approximately every other week, Saturday classes, and some distance education (DE) courses. We also offer a fully online Nursing Administration Program through Academic Partnership.

NOTE: Some graduate programs have required courses and events scheduled on Saturdays. Please consult with the director of the program you are interested in, before applying for admission.

To request additional information about the online program thru Academic Partnerships, please use this contact form.

For more information:
 Graduate Programs:

FNP AP (off campus): Timara Spivey
NP On-campus: Stephanie Neal
Post-Masters & NP: Rose Olivier

Nursing PhD and Research: Vivian Lail-Davis  
Nursing Administration, Education and Academic Partnership: Danielle Van der Knaap