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Masters in Nursing degree MS Program Online

The online Master's degree, MSN in Leadership and Education program is a one-track, dual-focused online degree program. The dual focus of leadership and education will provide graduates with career opportunities to work in clinical leadership and/or academic nursing environments either in separate positions or simultaneously in a joint position.

Learning Outcomes 

Upon conclusion of the MSN Leadership and Education program, you will be able to:

  • Execute leadership and decision making skills in the provision of quality and safe care delivery to individuals and populations across healthcare delivery systems 
  • Integrate epidemiological, social, core scientific and environmental data in drawing inferences regarding the health status of patient populations and interventions to promote optimal health
  • Engage in scholarship to direct evidence-based practice and decision making 
  • Employ principles of business management within healthcare systems 
  • Demonstrate competence in communication and collaboration required to advance inter-professional partnerships 
  • Incorporate knowledge of curriculum development and design, implementing, and evaluating health education programs 
  • Demonstrate a leadership and educator role promoting professional nursing standards and policies in practice 
  • Incorporate ethical principles for promoting a just culture through caring and compassionate nursing practice 
    *Essentials are the AACN Essentials of Master’s Degree in Education, March 21,2011 Educational Planning