Online MSN Program Outcomes

MSN End of Program Student Learning Outcomes

      All Tracks (Education, Administration and CNL)

  • Model effective communication, mutual respect, and collaboration to achieve quality outcomes. 
  • Advance the nursing profession by demonstrating accountability and the core values of the professional practice role. 
  • Analyze quality and safety data, regulatory, and accreditation standards to reduce risk and achieve optimal outcomes. 
  • Exemplify leadership competence that supports best practice and efficient resource utilization to drive desired outcomes. 
  • Analyze health policy, ethical issues, and legal considerations to improve outcomes. 
  • Utilize informatics and healthcare technologies in the delivery and coordination of care. 
  • Integrate evidence based strategies to promote professional practice and improve outcomes of patients, families, communities and systems. 
  • Incorporate complex concepts from nursing, the humanities, and related sciences to guide nursing practice for diverse populations in a variety of settings and professional roles. 

MSN Education Track

  • Incorporate educational theory and research to teaching and evaluation practices
  • Facilitate learning of individuals through evidence-based assessment, teaching, and evaluation methods.
  • Participate in curricular development and evaluation to meet regulatory, accreditation, and industry standards. 

MSN Administration Track

  • Apply leadership skills that support best practices to improve outcomes for individuals, populations, or communities across the healthcare delivery system. 
  • Incorporate advanced leadership skills, collaboration, and communication into the role of the nurse leader.
  • Demonstrate competency in financial management and strategic and operational planning within the healthcare setting.
  • Incorporate strategies in the work environment that stimulate empowerment, engagement, and innovation to enhance nursing practice/care.  


  • Implement innovative nursing protocols based on research evidence to improve outcomes for diverse patient populations. 
  • Collaborate across disciplines and health care settings to enhance integration of services and care delivery.
  • Analyze outcome data sets to anticipate patient risk and improve quality of care delivery.
  • Evaluate processes, systems, and current technology to support continuous quality improvement across the care continuum.  

Job Placement Rates

Obtained through alumni survey responses one year after graduation

  • Class of 2018: 100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2017: 100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2016: 100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2015: 100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree

Program Completion Rates

Number of students who complete the program in no more than 150% of the stated nursing program length, beginning with enrollment on the first day of the first nursing course

  • Class of 2018: 100%
  • Class of 2017: 100%
  • Class of 2016: 100%
  • Class of 2015 100%