Master of Science in Nursing Expected Outcomes

Once you become an Advanced Practice Nurse after successfully completing your master’s degree, you can expect to have acquired the following abilities in order to succeed in your profession:

  • Integrate research in practice settings as a basis for clinical and organization decision making
  • Operationalize quality, cost effective nursing practice principles and function as a leader and advocate of healthcare policy, organization, and healthcare finance
  • Collaboratively appraise ethical issues in healthcare as they affect individuals, communities, society, and the health professions
  • Exercise ethical decision making from a personal and organizational perspective
  • Integrate the advanced nursing role into professional practice while assuming personal responsibility for professional competencies and development
  • Evaluate and utilize appropriate theory within an advanced nursing context
  • Incorporate respect for human diversity and dignity while participating in culturally and spiritually sensitive practice and community service
  • Engage in health promotion, disease prevention, and maintenance of function across the health-illness continuum.
  • Seamless transition to the pursuit to doctoral education
Year of graduation# of graduates# of test takers# of test takers who passed exam % of test takers who passed exam
201535 35 3497%
2016 393535100%
3 Year Total102939097%

Retention Rate 2017 94%

Graduation Rate: 98%