Nursing, Master | University of Texas at Austin | Austin, United States
18 months
19340 USD/year
19340 USD/year
10466 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing MSN program from University of Texas at Austin is designed to provide the opportunity for advanced study in select areas of nursing science, professional foundations, related sciences, and modes of systematic inquiry related to advanced and specialized professional nursing practice. 


The Nursing MSN program from University of Texas at Austin offers the following concentrations: Adult - Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AG CNS), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PCPNP), Psych/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program (PMHNP) and Leadership in Diverse Settings (LeaDS).

Graduates with Nursing from University of Texas at Austin is expected to have acquired the following objectives:

  • Accept responsibility and accountability for practicing nursing at an advanced level.
  • Critically apply theoretical perspectives, teaching/learning principles, and evidence-based knowledge from nursing and related sciences to professional nursing practice in diverse health care environments.
  • Systematically and comprehensively investigate complex issues encountered in nursing practice to promote optimal health outcomes for diverse patients, families, and communities.
  • Advocate for patients, families, caregivers and communities to preserve health and to access healthcare services.
  • Propose and lead courses of action related to social, ethical, legal, economic, environmental, epidemiological, or policy issues that contribute to the delivery of safe quality health care.
  • Use advanced communications skills to optimize health and healthcare delivery.
  • Use relevant data and technology to inform advanced nursing practice to improve healthcare outcomes for individuals, families, communities, and systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership Development for Healthcare Professionals 
  • Applications of Health Care Research
  • Health Systems: Policy, Planning, and Evaluation 
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree OR Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma AND a non-nursing bachelor’s degree (BS/BA)
  • GPA: 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or comparable GPA in upper-division work (junior- and senior- level courses) and in any graduate work completed
  • GRE: The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the last 5 years, is required for ALL applicants, there are no exceptions.
  • Recommendations: 3 required
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae/resume
  • Nursing License
  • RN Experience
  • Pay the Application Fee
  • Submit Transcripts

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9670 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    19340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9670 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • In-State

    10466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5233 USD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Austin

1243 - 2304 USD /month
Living costs

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