College of Nursing


M.S. in Nursing

Program Purpose

The purpose of the Master¿s programs is to prepare individuals for advanced nursing roles in a variety of specialty tracks, including teaching, informatics, nursing leadership, and psychiatric mental-health nursing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use advanced knowledge and skills to develop/implement an advanced nursing role in a specialized area.
  • Integrate advanced knowledge and skills to assure (provide) high quality care for individuals, families, and population groups.
  • Exercise leadership to influence positively the development, implementation, and evaluation of health policy and health care delivery.
  • Demonstrate professionalism as evidenced by participation and leadership in professional organizations, community service, and commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration toward the improvement of health care delivery, education, research, and service.