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Master of Science in Nursing provides learning opportunities for students to: 

  1. Incorporate knowledge from nursing science, related fields, and professional foundations in building advanced nursing roles.
  2. Collaborate in scholarly activities of evaluation, application, and integration of nursing research into holistic nursing practice.
  3. Engage in professional and practice activities, advocate for change, and articulate the role of the advanced nurse through interprofessional interaction.
  4. Integrate Franciscan and personal values and beliefs into a framework for advanced nursing.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of human diversity in the provision of health care including clinical prevention and population health.
  6. Explore the impact of ethical, political, economic, legal, and moral issues related to healthcare in society.
  7. Develop a commitment for lifelong learning and advanced study.
  8. Utilize health information technologies for quality and safety initiatives related to advanced nursing roles.
  9. Apply organizational and systems leadership principles in the advanced nursing role.