Master’s Entry Program in Nursing goals and outcomes
Master's Entry Program in Nursing goals
- Integrate scientific findings from the liberal arts and the natural and behavioral sciences in their nursing practice.
- Provide evidence-based, innovative, person-centered care, with diverse populations, across a wide range of settings, utilizing leadership, clinical reasoning, technology, an appreciation for cultural and social differences and health literacy.
- Influence policy development through the implementation of strategies designed to promote social justice and promote equity in health and health care.
- Communicate and collaborate effectively as a member of the health care team to deliver, integrate, coordinate and evaluate care for diverse individuals, families, communities and populations.
- Improve health care quality, value and access through the utilization of evidence-based quality improvement methods, informatics and by implementing evidence-based practice changes.
- Apply leadership skills, stewardship and ethical decision making to promote high quality, accessible and safe patient care across a wide range of settings.
- Participate in population-based health promotion and disease prevention strategies with diverse individuals, families, communities and populations.
- Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning and continuous professional development in addressing the needs of diverse individuals, families, communities and populations in an ever-evolving health care system.
Expected aggregate student outcomes
The four, primary expected aggregate student outcomes for the Master of Science in Nursing Degree Program are shown below. Click on a goal to learn more.
Note, the inaugural class of master’s-degree entry students graduates in December 2017. Outcomes will be added as available.
Goal: At least 80 percent of master’s-degree entry students will graduate on time (within 18 months).
Goal: 90 percent of Master’s Entry Program in Nursing students will pass the National Council Licensure Examination - Registered Nurse (NCLEX) on the first attempt, in alignment with the national average.
Goal: Master’s Entry Program in Nursing students will be satisfied (average score of 3.5 on a 5-point Likert scale) with their education program as measured by the end-of-program survey.
Goal: 90 percent of graduates will find employment in a health care setting.
Goal: 100 percent of graduates will demonstrate competency through their culminating experience.