M.Sc. Blended

Nursing Leadership

University of the Incarnate Word

24 months
1000 USD/credit 15500 USD/year
1000 USD/credit 15500 USD/year
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Nursing Leadership from University of the Incarnate Word is designed to prepare nurses for roles in executive and advanced healthcare leadership.


Nursing Leadership from University of the Incarnate Word provides administrative and management theory and skills in order to address organizational issues within complex healthcare systems and community-based agencies. 

Graduates with Nursing Leadership from University of the Incarnate Word will be able to:

  • complete clinical experiences with nurse leaders 
  • develop expertise in financial management, strategic planning and navigating a range of issues encountered in healthcare organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Nursing Leadership Theory
  • Nursing Research
  • Program Development & Evaluation
  • Healthcare Econ & Financial Mgmt
  • QI for Nurse Leaders
  • Health Policy
  • Adv Organizational Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing from a nationally accredited program college/university with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 and combined Nursing GPA of 3.0
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate coursework
  • A current unencumbered license to practice nursing in the State of Texas or one of the compact states recognized by the State of Texas
  • A course in basic statistics and a nursing course in basic physical assessment skills with a grade or "C" or better
  • A minimum of one year of relevant experience in professional nursing is preferred
  • Three satisfactory references 
  • Official transcripts sent from each college/university attended 
  • Submit a personal statement, CV/resume and copy of current RN License to NurisngCAS.
  • Official immunization records
  • CPR certification (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers or American Red Cross)
  • Criminal background check
  • OSHA, HIPAA and PPE training will be provided to the student upon enrollment in the program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 24 months.

Tuition per credit hour + fees

Living costs for San Antonio

972 - 1507 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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