Master of Science in Nursing

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.
  • Translate and applies 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 participates 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, values lifelong learning, and recognizes the need to adapt.

Distance Delivery

For geographically eligible students, the following specialty tracks are available through distance delivery.  

  • Nurse Educator

Welcome From the Assistant Dean of MS/DNP Programs

Pamela K. Hardin Assistant Dean of MS/DNP Programs

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