Program Objectives (MSN)
The graduate, upon program completion, will be able to:

1. Synthesize knowledge from nursing science and related disciplines in order to develop a foundation to guide practice.
2. Provide organizational and systems leadership in practice, service and scholarship.
3. Apply quality principles to promote patient safety and positive individual and systems outcomes.
4. Use scholarly inquiry and evidence to advance the practice of nursing.
5. Use informatics and healthcare technologies to enhance patient care and to improve healthcare systems.
6. Employ advocacy strategies to influence health policy and to improve outcomes of care.
7. Collaborate within inter-professional teams to manage and improve health care services for individuals, families and populations.
8. Integrate patient-centered and culturally responsive strategies into the delivery of clinical prevention, health promotion and population-focused services.