MSN Program Information
Outcomes and Competencies
2015-2016AY Completion Rates
2015-2016 Employment: MSN program
2016-2017AY Completion Rates
2016-2017 Employment: MSN program
MSN Student Learner outcomes demonstrate that upon successful completion of the Master
of Science in Nursing program, a graduate will be able to:
- Demonstrate critical thinking and decision-making based on biopsychosocial and organizational
sciences to improve healthcare quality and outcomes in a variety of settings.
- Integrate organizational and systems leadership to guide and direct clinical decision
making and evaluation of patient outcomes and safety.
- Advocate for ethical and culturally sensitive strategies in the design of high quality
and cost effective healthcare delivery.
- Apply clinical scholarship and implementation of best practices for the improvement
of healthcare delivery.
- Incorporate technology to support and coordinate delivery of high quality, safe patient
- Demonstrate advocacy strategies to influence healthcare policy to improve health of
- Collaborate with the interprofessional team to influence the shared goals of disease
prevention, health promotion, and patient-centered care to diverse populations (essentials
7 and 8).
The Nurse Educator track will prepare the graduate to:
- Practice as a nurse educator in an academic or health care delivery setting, applying
principles consistent with evidence-based practice.
- Apply teaching and learning theories, current research findings, and knowledge of
educational trends and professional standards to curriculum and instructional design.
- Utilize knowledge of continuous quality improvement methodology to evaluate all components
of instructional design and delivery.
- Design and implement change projects in nursing education and evaluate their impact.
The Nurse Leadership track will prepare the graduate to:
- Assume leadership roles in health care organizations.
- Integrate leadership skills that facilitate collaborative relationships while functioning
as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
- Apply knowledge of health care payment systems to improve the utilization of clinical
and fiscal resources.
- Design and implement change projects in health care delivery systems and evaluate
- Incorporate knowledge of evidence in clinical and organizational management to improve
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