Graduate Nursing Program


Nursing Education Options I and II
Henderson State University’s Graduate Nursing program offers theopportunity for a BSN or MSN prepared RN to obtain a graduate badge in Nursing Education in an online environment allowing the flexibility to maintain full-time employment during completion. Two badges are offered, the first focuses on the fundamentals of nursing education while the second option focuses on educational technology.

Option I 
MSN 5153 Nursing Education Theory
MSN 5163 Nursing Education Theory Practicum

Option II
MSN 5173 Nursing Education Technology
MSN 5183 Nursing Education Technology Practicum

6 hours (2 courses)
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in nursing and unencumbered license
Online classes with practicum experiences in your region

Nursing Executive Leadership and Administration
If you are a nurse interested in nursing administration, an advance practice nurse who would like to have a deeper understanding of the management side of practice, or a nurse leader ready to expand your knowledge regarding resource management (personnel, fiscal), informatics, strategic planning, and quality improvement, then the online Nursing Executive Leadership and Administration Badge is a perfect fit. This two course badge has no on-campus component. All students seeking this badge would take MSN 5043, Organizational Management, which provides the fundamental knowledge required for nurse administrators. The badge option then allows you the flexibility to select a second course that best meets your personal career needs.

MSN Graduate Core Courses
MSN 5053: ADVANCED NURSING LEADERSHIP AND ROLES (Offered in the Spring semester) 
MSN 5073: HEALTH POLICY (Offered in the Summer semester)
MSN 5083: HEALTHCARE ECONOMICS AND SYSTEMS (Offered in the Summer semester)

MSN Nursing Executive Leadership and Administration Courses
MSN 5033: INFORMATICS (Offered in the Fall semester)
MSN 5043: ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT (Required- Offered in the Spring semester)

6 hours (2 courses) 
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in nursing and unencumbered license