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Program Goals and Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the M.S.N. program, students will be able to

  • use advanced knowledge from the sciences and related disciplines to support advanced nursing practice and role development;
  • use knowledge of nursing and theories of related disciplines as the basis for advanced nursing practice;
  • develop expertise in specialized areas of advanced nursing practice;
  • utilize research to provide high quality health care;
  • plan and initiate change in nursing practice and health care systems;
  • implement leadership strategies in a variety of settings to advance professional nursing and health care;
  • engage in collaborative relationships to improve health care delivery and advance nursing practice; and
  • employ ethical theory in the decision-making process.