Master of Science in Nursing

Students have the option to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing in one of three specialty tracks: Care Management Online, Nursing Education, or Nursing Informatics.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Science in Nursing program will:

  • Expand on their knowledge of science and humanities gained in their undergraduate programs by integrating and applying scientific findings from a broad range of disciplines to practice.
  • Work with individuals, families, and populations in diverse settings and health care systems to develop and lead initiatives promoting safe, high quality, culturally sensitive, and cost-effective patient care.
  • Integrate advanced knowledge and skills to assure high-quality outcomes for individuals, families, population groups, and systems.
  • Apply evidence-based research outcomes to improve practice and associated health outcomes for patient aggregates.
  • Deliver ethical health care using information and communication technologies to integrate and coordinate care.
  • Exercise leadership and advocacy to positively shape the development, implementation, and evaluation of health policy and health care delivery.
  • Lead and participate in interdisciplinary collaborations aimed at improving health care delivery and care coordination.
  • Apply principles of social determinants of health to plan, deliver, manage, and evaluate preventative care to diverse settings, individuals and populations.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, value lifelong learning, and recognize the need to adapt to complex environments.

Programs of Study

Each specialty track can be completed following a full or part-time program of study and can be completed in as few as four (Care Management) or five (Nursing education or Nursing Informatics) semesters.

Sample programs of study

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Dr. Gwen Latendresse, PHD CNM FACNM

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