MSN Program Objectives

  1. Synthesize knowledge from a variety of evidence (conceptual models and theories from nursing and related disciplines, practice wisdom and ethics) in advanced nursing practice.

  2. Employ scientific inquiry and other ways of knowing to validate, refine, and develop knowledge relevant to advanced nursing practice and the delivery of healthcare services.

  3. Effect health policy and promote change through leadership, innovation, and management expertise.

  4. Practice advanced nursing in collaborative relationships across disciplines and with communities.

  5. Demonstrate health care informatics literacy within the context of advanced nursing practice.

  6. Promote culturally competent systems that reflect the global context of health.

  7. Implement strategies for ongoing personal and advanced professional development through professional involvement, lifelong learning, and fostering an appreciation for doctoral study.