The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Online MSN Programs

Overview: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston: School of Nursing

Department: School of Nursing
Programs Offered: AG-ACNP, AG-PCNP, FNP, NNP
Degree Types: MSN (BSN required)
Accreditation: CCNE
Instruction Methods: Program uses a combination of synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Students interact with instructors and classmates through the Blackboard learning management system via message boards, email and chat rooms.
Phone Number: (409) 772-8271
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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Online MSN Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with on-campus visits (one per clinical semester) with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.utmb.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 720 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 49 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 28 months
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; minimum of one year of RN experience in acute care, ED or ICU required
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 in last 60 hours of BSN program (students with a GPA lower of 2.8-2.99 may be admitted on a probationary status)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$16,640.89 + fees (in-state); ~$36,632.89 + fees (out-of-state)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $339.61 per credit hour (in-state); $747.61 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program accepts students from all 50 states, but students should confirm with their state's Board of Nursing that they will recognize a degree from UTMB



Online Master of Science in Nursing - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with on-campus visits (one per clinical semester) with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.utmb.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 720 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 49 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 28 months
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; minimum of one year of RN experience preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 in last 60 hours of BSN program (students with a GPA lower of 2.8-2.99 may be admitted on a probationary status)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$16,640.89 + fees (in-state); ~$36,632.89 + fees (out-of-state)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $339.61 per credit hour (in-state); $747.61 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program accepts students from all 50 states, but students should confirm with their state's Board of Nursing that they will recognize a degree from UTMB



Online Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with on-campus visits (one per clinical semester) with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.utmb.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 720 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 49 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 4 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 28 months
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; minimum of one year of RN experience preferred
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 in last 60 hours of BSN program (students with a GPA lower of 2.8-2.99 may be admitted on a probationary status)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$16,640.89 + fees (in-state); ~$36,632.89 + fees (out-of-state)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $339.61 per credit hour (in-state); $747.61 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program accepts students from all 50 states, but students should confirm with their state's Board of Nursing that they will recognize a degree from UTMB



Online Master of Science in Nursing - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP)

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with on-campus visits (one per clinical semester) with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.utmb.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 740 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 46 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 3 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 28 months
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; minimum of two years of experience as an RN in a Level III NICU required
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 in last 60 hours of BSN program (students with a GPA lower of 2.8-2.99 may be admitted on a probationary status)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$15,622.06 + fees (in-state); ~$34,390.06 + fees (out-of-state)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $339.61 per credit hour (in-state); $747.61 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program accepts students from all 50 states, but students should confirm with their state's Board of Nursing that they will recognize a degree from UTMB