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MSN/MBA Dual Degree Program


Master’s in Nursing Administration/Master’s in Business Administration

Degree Program
57credit hours total (63 with deficiency)

Designed to prepare nurse leaders with a unique blend of Nursing, leadership and business skills

Ability to assume leadership in a variety of health-related arenas: hospitals, corporate offices, ambulatory care facilities, and entrepreneurial ventures

Admission information and MBA program requirements
Admission Information MBA Program Requirements Outlined by College of Business
  • BSN from NLNAC or CCNE accredited Program
  • 3.0 GPA on last 60 hours of BSN
  • GRE waived if GPA is 3.0 of higher
  • 2.8-2.99 GPA - GRE required with minimum score of 430 on verbal; 430 on quantitative section; OR 3.0 on the analytical writing section (Best 2 of 3 sections)
  • Unencumbered RN license in Texas
  • Basic statistics course with a minimum grade of "C"
  • Computer expertise (Excel class)
  • 200 word essay stating  reasons for pursuing a graduate degree
  • Two years clinical experience as an RN
  • International students - TSE, TOEFL or IELTS required and experience as RN in the United States.
  • The GMAT is required for all applicants to the MBA program. GRE is an acceptable substitute
  • International students - TOEFL or acceptable IELTS score must be submitted unless a bachelor's degree is earned by an accredited college in the United States
  • An essay stating your reasons for wanting to pursue a graduate degree
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Appointment with MBA advisor:
    Melanie Woodard McGee, Director
    817-272-0658, mwmcgee@uta.edu
    Tina M. Castillo, Assistant Director       
    817-272-3004, tmcastillo@uta.edu

Program Director

Cynthia Plonien, DNP, RN, CENP

For additional information, please email the Program Office or call 817-272-9397.