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Degrees Offered

The MSN program is designed to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills, and values identified in The Essentials of Master's Education for Advanced Practice Nursing (AACN, 2011). The AACN Essentials provide a foundation for the graduate curriculum.

The Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing include:

  • Background for Practice from Sciences and Humanities
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership
  • Quality improvement and Safety
  • Translating and Integrating Scholarship into Practice 
  • Informatics and Healthcare Technologies
  • Health Policy and Advocacy
  • Interprofessional Collaboration for Improving Patient and Population Health Outcomes
  • Clinical Prevention and Population Health for Improving Health
  • Master’s Level Nursing Practice

View University Catalog information on Graduate Nursing

View degree requirements for Master of Science in Nursing, Education and Leadership track

View degree requirements for Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner track

Last Updated: Sep 05, 2013