MSN Program

MSN Program Introduction

The MSN in Nursing Leadership Program will accept applications beginning February 25th for Fall 2019

Designed for the student seeking a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Leadership roles. This flexible program of study allows the student to apply knowledge and expertise to improve healthcare for clients at the systems level of care. Nursing Leadership students develop administrative competence in human and financial resource management, and in leading change in complex healthcare environments. 

Unique features of this master’s program include:

  • Cross-cultural perspectives on health behavior and values, with an emphasis on existing health disparities.
  • Active recruitment of students and faculty from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to enrich student learning.
  • Preparation of nurses with advanced leadership expertise to develop, execute and evaluate programs and services at the systems level of care.

The program of study is 31 credits leading to the MSN degree. The degree is offered in a hybrid modality with on-ground classes one afternoon or evening every first and third week of the month, alternating with online classes. 



The MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

655 K Street, NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 887-6791
Fax: (202) 887-8476
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For further information, contact:

Dr. Holly Cassells
Professor, School of Nursing and Health Professions
(210) 829-3977
Vanessa Gutierrez
Secretary, Graduate Nursing
(210) 283-6379
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway, Box 300
San Antonio, TX 78209