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Master of Science in Nursing Program

UHV's Master of Science program is designed to help you take the next step in your nursing career. Admission to the MSN program is Fall and Spring at the UH-Victoria campus, UH Sugar Land campus, and UH System at Cinco Ranch campus in Katy.The MSN curriculum will build upon your BSN degree and prepare you for an advanced practice role as a:

  • Nurse Administration
  • Nurse Educator
  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Innovative educational delivery and part-time study is available.  Travel each semester within the UHV service area which includes Victoria, Fort Bend, Katy, and the greater Houston area will be necessary to satisfy program requirements.

Get ready to open doors for endless opportunities in the nursing field.

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Program Description
The primary educational objective of the Master of Science in Nursing program is to increase the career and educational opportunities available to registered nurses in the university’s service region. Graduates of the program will have a broader understanding of the nursing profession and will bring that understanding to the practice of nursing in their places of employment. Graduates will be prepared to assume some leadership and management roles.

The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed to build upon the BSN degree. Students in this program are prepared to function at advanced levels with an expanded knowledge of theory, research and clinical application. Graduates are prepared to provide evidenced based health care and to work on collaborative teams. Each graduate will be able to function in an advanced practice role as a nurse administrator or for the role of a nurse educator.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degree program is designed to prepare nurses to practice as family nurse practitioners, as educators in nursing programs, to translate research into practice, or to assume leadership roles in advance nursing practice.

Priority deadlines admissions:
Fall – April 15th priority deadline.  July 31st hard deadline.
Spring – October 1st priority deadline.  December 31st hard deadline.

To find out about the MSN program requirements, click Program Requirements or email for general information.

Program Goals

  1. Assume advanced leadership roles in a variety of health care settings.
  2. Exemplify ethical, legal, and professional standards for advanced nursing practice.
  3. Integrate advanced knowledge of nursing and related disciplines in the roles of educator, administrator, or clinician.
  4. Participate in research and other scholarly activities to expand nursing knowledge.
  5. Work effectively in interdisciplinary relationships or partnerships to promote, maintain and restore the health of clients; improve health care delivery systems; shape health policy; or influence professional education.

A mandatory orientation for all MSN tracks will be held at the UH Sugar Land campus prior to the start of the Fall semester.


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