College of Nursing
Nursing professionals at a hospital.

Graduate Program Outcomes

The faculty of the College of Nursing believes that graduate education is achieved in a values-centered environment with diversity of educational and technological resources, and professional experiences that foster creative inquiry. Graduate level programs prepare students for entry into professional practice and/or advanced role development.

The philosophy of the graduate nursing program is the basis for the development of the following outcomes. At the conclusion of the programs, the students will:

  • Communicate in a scholarly manner;
  • Demonstrate advanced critical thinking and decision- making skills;
  • Use best evidence to advance practice; and
  • Act as a servant leader in a global society.