Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

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Program Description

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON) Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) prepares the professional nurse with leadership and business concepts necessary for administrative roles within dynamic healthcare environments. The program prepares nurses at a master’s level of education with concepts aligned with the core competencies outlined by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and American Organization for Nursing Leadership.

The MSN degree meets the education eligibility requirement for the American Organization for Nursing Leadership certification program exams in either the Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CNML) or Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML).

Program Length

The M.S.N. program is designed as a part-time, 33 academic-credit-hour program to be completed in six consecutive semesters.  Students enroll in six credit hours each semester. Program delivery is online with no requirements to attend class on campus. Classes are highly personalized with multidisciplinary, industry experienced faculty. 

Program Cost

Estimated tuition and fees are available at:

Contact Student Business Services at 915-215-5680 or email at with any questions.

Financial Aid

Applicants interested in applying for financial aid (student loans, grants) must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http:/ To be eligible for scholarships offered by the GGHSON a completed FAFSA is required to be on file.

Learn More

See a complete matriculation of the program here: M.S.N. Degree Plan.
View the current GGHSON student catalog.