RN-to-MSNAdvance in the ever-growing nursing field with an MSN degree. Experienced nurses who hold an associate degree while meeting graduate-level admissions standards can enroll in the RN-to-MSN program. Course work is online, with simulation labs being held at UST’s state of the art Center for Science and Health Professions.

The Graduate Nursing Student Success Center offers mentorship and guidance specifically for nursing students on how to balance work and graduate coursework, and how to develop professionally.

With UST’s state-of-the-art Center for Science and Health Professions and proximity to some of the nation’s leading hospitals and medical research organizations including the Texas Medical Center, you’ll have everything you need to succeed.

If you want to advance your nursing career and have the financial means to support your family even more, data shows that a graduate degree in nursing will help you advance. Nurse Practitioners earn about $34,000 more a year (median annual salary) than Registered Nurses. That amounts to as much as $1.36 million more in lifetime earnings.

Claudine Dufrene, Ph.D., RN-BC, GNP-BC, CNE, Associate Professor; Interim Dean, Peavy School of Nursing; Professor; and Sr. Martina Casey Endowed Chair in Nursing; and Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Chair in Nursing

Lucindra Campbell-Law, PhD, APRN, ANP, PMHNP, BC, Professor; Division Dean, Graduate Programs; and PMHNP Program Director; and Cullen Trust for Healthcare Endowed Chair in Nursing

Michael E. Sullivan, DBe, RN, FACHE, Associate Professor; Graduate Program Director; and Title V Project Director

Claudine Dufrene, Ph.D., RN-BC, GNP-BC, CNE, Associate Professor; Interim Dean, Peavy School of Nursing; Professor; and Sr. Martina Casey Endowed Chair in Nursing; and Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Chair in Nursing

Lucindra Campbell-Law, PhD, APRN, ANP, PMHNP, BC, Professor; Division Dean, Graduate Programs; and PMHNP Program Director; and Cullen Trust for Healthcare Endowed Chair in Nursing

Kristina L. Leyden, Ph.D., MSN, FNP-BC, Associate Professor;
Director, BSN Program; Co-Director NIGP Grant; and Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza Endowed Chair in Nursing

Deborah Klesel, RN, PhD, Assistant Professor; Director, ABSN Program

Vanessa Arline, MSN/Ed, RN, MSRN-BC, Assistant Professor

Lauren Delumpa, MSN, RN, FNP-C, Assistant Professor

Jill Laughlin, DNP, PNP-BC, PMHS-BC, PMHNP-BC, Assistant Professor

Majmundar, Priya, RN, MSN, Assistant Professor

Karen O’Brien, Ph.D., RN, ACNP-BC,  Associate Professor

Mayra Paredes, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor

Katherine Simpson, MSN, APRN-C, CVRN-II, CNRN, LNC, Assistant Professor

Michael E. Sullivan, DBe, RN, FACHE, Associate Professor; Graduate Program Director; and Title V Project Director

Terese Verklan, PhD, CCNS, RNC, FAAN, Assistant Professor

Mary Anne Vincent, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor

Phyllis Waters, Ph.D., RN Professor; Carol and Peavy Endowed Chair in Nursing

A Career With Purpose

A Career With PurposeIt is no secret that no matter what is going on the world, be it a pandemic or just day-to-day life, there will always be a need for skilled people working in the health professions.  Nurses are an integral piece of that puzzle.

A postgraduate degree allows you to advance in areas specializing in education, leadership and healthcare & nursing simulation while increasing your earning potential.

If you are looking to become a leader while advancing and earning more money, UST’s RN-to-MSN program is the right choice for you.

Requirements Disclaimer:
This is an online program and international students cannot maintain or obtain F-1 student visa or status or I-20 form through this program.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of St. Thomas is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

The master's degree program in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate program at the University of St. Thomas is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.