College of Health and Human Development

Nursing MS

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Integrates a wide range of theories and knowledge from nursing and other disciplines to develop a comprehensive and holistic approach, implement advanced roles, and continue life-long learning.
  • Uses a systematic approach to identify, analyze and diagnose real or potential problems with a variety of health care settings, and develop, evaluate and test possible solutions based upon highest level of evidence available, allowing for innovative solutions to the problem.
  • Accesses, analyzes, and interprets information (theoretical, research, other) at the individual/family and community level to provide high quality health care, initiate change, and improve nursing practice and health care outcomes.
  • Manages communication, including the uses of informatics, with clients, colleagues, and diverse groups to foster effective collaboration to promote optimal health outcomes in individuals/families/communities.
  • Evaluates ethical decision making from a person and organization perspective, develops an understanding of how these two perspectives may create conflict of interest, and acts to resolve them.


*Retrieved from AMS February 16, 2024. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the program.