Curriculum

Course Sequence Outline
All coursework is completed online; except for the practicum hours. Part-time study is also possible. Students should seek guidance regarding required sequencing.

Required Prerequisite 
Completion of a BSN degree and unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse.

MSN with a concentration in Nursing Education

Total Credits: 38 credit hours

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MSN with a concentration in Nursing Leadership

Total Credits: 38 credit hours

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MSN with a concentration in Clinical Nursing Leadership

Total Credits: 38 credit hours

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Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the graduate program the student will:

  1. Integrate critical reasoning, theoretical and evidence-based knowledge, and nursing skills in information and healthcare technology to improve patient outcomes.
  2. Employ skilled communication to develop and lead patient centered, inter-professional teams and advocate for patient centered and culturally responsive care among diverse patient populations.
  3. Demonstrate transformative leadership by blending strong evidence and clinical expertise in the provision of safe high-quality advanced nursing practice.
  4. Analyze the effect of policy across healthcare organizations and systems and act as a change agent to advocate for health policies focused on improving the wellbeing of the community.