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As a nurse on the front lines of health care, you understand how the increasing complexity and acuity of care required by your patients and communities demand higher levels of skill and knowledge. Our accredited Nursing degree programs are designed to help you meet the complex challenges of health care today—and prepare you to lead change for the future.
Through the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, you’ll build your skills and expand your role as a professional nurse leader. Using the framework of Watson’s Theory of Human Caring and Benner’s model of professional practice, you’ll examine ethical values, cultural diversity issues and how to integrate nursing knowledge into health promotion and disease management. You’ll also explore the nurse’s role as part of an effective health care team.
As a BSN graduate, you will:
Building on the experience and education of a bachelor’s–prepared nurse, the Master of Science in Nursing degree program integrates theoretical/conceptual foundations from multiple disciplines into nursing practice, education, and research. This conceptual framework guides the development of critical thinking skills, evidence-based therapeutic interventions, and techniques for communicating with individuals, families, and communities. Our MSN program prepares nursing professionals to take on leadership roles as administrators, educators, and clinicians. Graduates serve as advocates in a variety of settings through collaborative and consultative relationships to improve nursing and health care delivery and to influence health policy.
As an MSN graduate, you will: