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.