Learning Outcomes

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Master of Science in Nursing programs, the graduate is prepared to:

  • Synthesize knowledge from nursing and related disciplines to design, implement, and evaluate health services, educational offerings, program resources, and research. (Knowledge)
  • Engage in multidisciplinary communication to facilitate intervention systems, scientific inquiry, education, and collaboration/negotiation that will positively influence health care outcomes. (Communication)
  • Provide and advocate for compassionate, high-quality, cost-effective, holistic nursing care in diverse settings within communities and health systems. (Holism)
  • Use evidence-based intervention and educational strategies to promote, maintain, and restore health, or provide end-of-life care. (Praxis)
  • Integrate into role implementation the legal principles and the professional and ethical values essential to nursing. (Professional Values)
  • Serve as a leader in advancing health care by promoting expert nursing practice and education through collegial relationships. (Role)
  • Promote practice and education models that are respectful of diversity and pluralism and are based on knowledge of the policies and political issues that influence outcomes of care. (Diversity)
  • Develop a personal practice model which incorporates a commitment to lifelong learning and the advancement of the art and science of nursing. (Lifelong Learning)
  • Engage in the development of contemporary nursing strategies and models which reflect emerging nursing practice. (Praxis)

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.)

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