MSN Program Objectives

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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