Master of Science in Nursing

Lamar University offers an online Master of Science in Nursing degree that prepares you to take a lead role in the future of health care either as a nurse educator or in a nursing administration role.

These highly respected, ACEN-accredited graduate nursing programs focus on patient outcomes and evidence-based care models. We offer them in a convenient, affordable format online that allows you to develop and enhance your health care leadership abilities while you continue to excel in your current role. 

MSN - Nursing Education

The MSN in Nursing Education prepares you to develop the next generation of outstanding nurses. You'll learn:

  • Core knowledge and teaching methodologies that will prepare your students to deliver quality care in a rapidly changing health care landscape
  • Strategies for designing and implementing challenging and effective learning objectives and curricula
  • Advanced instructional methods that enable you to create an engaging and active learning environment

MSN - Nursing Administration

The online MSN in Nursing Administration prepares you to take on upper-management and leadership roles in a variety of health care settings. In this degree program you will:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills you need to assume more of a primary care role as health care reform creates greater demand for access to quality care.*
  • Gain expertise in strategic management, resource management and creating a safe, supportive and inclusive practice environment
  • Learn effective strategies for assessing and improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of care delivery

Ready to Start?

You won't have to wait long! 

January 22, 2019
Apply by January 6, 2019
March 20, 2019
Apply by February 20, 2019
May 15, 2019
Apply by May 1, 2019
Program Length: 37 Hours

Tuition and Fees*


eTuition: $288 per credit hour
Required Fee: $40 per credit hour

*Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.

Program Advisor

Kirsten McDonald
(409) 880-8873 
Graduate Nursing Studies
JoAnn Gay Dishman Department of Nursing

Additional Program Information

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