Jan 29, 2023  
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Nursing (BSN/MSN 4+1 Track)

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Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1. Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from the liberal arts, sciences, humanities, Christian faith to support ethical decision making for optimal health outcomes.

2. Apply organizational and systems leadership principles to strengthen nursing practice and healthcare delivery.

3. Analyze research and scholarly activities that support evidence based practice, nursing education, clinical practice, and healthcare organization.

4. Analyze technology and information systems to improve healthcare quality and safety clinical prevention and population health.

5. Analyze healthcare policy to improve patient and community health outcomes.

6. Develop collaborations with leaders in nursing and other disciplines to improve the quality of professional nursing practice and health outcomes.

7. Demonstrate nursing practice at the master’s degree level.

Degree Requirements

Students may choose electives from within the School of Nursing or MacArther School of Leadership (Master of Science in Leadership), as outlined in the Approved Electives section below.

Approved Electives

Students may take other graduate electives with permission of the School of Nursing.

Nursing Electives

  • NUR 5133 - Global Perspectives of Healthcare 3 Credit Hours
  • NUR 6003 - Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Credit Hours
  • NUR 6103 - Advanced Pharmacology 3 Credit Hours
  • NUR 6104 - Advanced Health Assessment & Diagnostic Reasoning 4 Credit Hours
  • NUR 7013 - Fundamentals of Healthcare Administration 3 Credit Hours
  • NUR 8003 - Independent Practice Management 3 Credit Hours
  • NUR 8103 - Legal and Ethical Aspects in Healthcare 3 Credit Hours
  • NUR 8113 - Caring for the Vulnerable Population 3 Credit Hours

Master of Science in Leadership Electives

  • LDR 5043 - Leadership in the Multicultural Environment 3 Credit Hours
  • LDR 5053 - Strategic Thinking and Planning 3 Credit Hours
  • LDR 5133 - Human Resource Development 3 Credit Hours

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