Program Outcomes

  • At the conclusion of the program of study leading to the degree of Master of Science in Nursing, the graduate:

    • Synthesizes theory and research from nursing, the biopsychosocial sciences, and the humanities in their advanced practice role to care for members of diverse populations.
    • Is able to conduct research, collaborate with other researchers from various disciplines, and implement research findings in practice or educational settings.
    • Is able to assume the advanced practice role of educator, administrator, researcher, or practitioner.
    • Is prepared to assume a leadership role to influence change in health care practice at local, regional, and national levels.
    • Articulates and differentiates the various advanced practice roles within nursing.
    • Has developed an understanding of the importance of maintaining professional development in their advanced practice role.
    • Actively engages in collaborative relationships as an advanced practice nurse with professionals from various disciplines and members of diverse populations to improve health care.
    • Has acquired an educational foundation for doctoral study.