Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

MSN Degree Plan

The MSN curriculum provides students with the knowledge and experience to assume leadership positions in overall health care delivery and fulfill the fundamental requirements to secure middle and top-level administrative positions in health care agencies.

Nursing Administration

The MSN Administration degree option is open to nurses who possess an RN license and a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing (BSN).  The MSN in Nursing Administration prepares students for administrative careers in nursing and health care.  The MSN degree also prepares the student for potential future doctoral education.

MSN_picThe MSN in Nursing Administration is offered only online, students who enroll in the MSN program option are required to come to campus at least once each year for a 3 to 4 day orientation.  MSN coursework is completed each semester online via the internet.  It is highly recommended that students are competent in the use of basic word processing and presentation software, preferably Microsoft Office, and have some experience in navigating the internet and basic computing skills.

Please take a moment to complete the Request More Information form so we may contact you and answer any questions you may have.

If and when accepted into the School of Nursing MSN Program you must have access to a computer and the internet in order to complete assignments online.

MSN Application Deadline has been extended to March 1, 2018

For more information about the MSN program, please contact the School of Nursing Graduate Program at 575-646-7770 or email us at You can also visit us on campus. We are located in room 110 of The College of Health and Social Services.

To apply for entry into the NMSU School of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing Administration degree option, please follow the link below and submit before the semester deadline.

ATTENTION: You must use the application process for admission to the MSN, DNP or PhD programs at:  Create a log in and follow the steps in the process to ensure that your application is received at both the School of Nursing and NMSU Admissions.

For specific questions related to the MSN Program, contact: