The online* Master of Science in Nursing program prepares leaders for advanced practice in the following roles:
Courses are based on advanced knowledge and the critique and application of theory and research as a scientific base for nursing.
*Some courses may require on-campus learning activities.
Upon the completion of the Master of Science in Nursing Program, the student will be able to:
- Integrate knowledge, theory, research and skills in the delivery of comprehensive care and services for individuals, families and populations.
- Design culturally sensitive programs and systems of care and services that meet the needs of diverse and vulnerable populations.
- Provide evidence-based, clinically proficient care and services using critical thinking skills in advanced nursing roles.
- Apply oral, written and technological communication skills in clinical, educational, and professional contexts and systems.
- Integrate ethical principles into theories, research and practice in advanced nursing roles.
- Advocate for healthcare policies and financing that promote, preserve and restore public health.
- Provide leadership in collaborative efforts with other disciplines to influence improvement in healthcare systems.
- Demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning for continued professional growth.
Approved Spring. 2010