Mission and Outcomes

Mission of the Program

To develop professional nursing leaders who will integrate healthcare expertise with civic responsibility; and to enable graduates to contribute significantly toward the employment demands in the healthcare community and in nursing education.


Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Synthesize knowledge from the biological, social sciences, and behavioral sciences, as well as humanities and nursing to provide culturally competent care to individuals, families, and communities.

  2. Critically apply research findings to nursing practice related to disease prevention, health promotion, illness, and restoration of health.

  3. Collaborate with community-based partners to promote health in diverse client populations.

  4. Effectively communicate with clients, diverse patient groups, and healthcare disciplines and adapt communication methods to meet the healthcare, educational, and counseling needs of diverse client groups across a multiplicity of settings.

  5. Utilizes data, evidence, technology, and information from a wide range of resources to comprehensively and accurately provide nursing care to clients, families, and the public in a variety of settings.

  6. Assume diverse leadership roles across the continuum of care to responsibly manage human, fiscal, and material resources.

  7. Integrate professional role, values, ethical, moral, and legal aspects of nursing into practice in a variety of structured and unstructured settings.

  8. Be guided by theory, incorporating knowledge of environmental, social, cultural, economic, political, technological, and global factors to develop plans to affect beneficial client outcomes. 

Related Info

Mission & Outcomes
Admission Criteria
Technical Standards


Contact Information

P 607-746-4492
F 607-746-4455

Last Updated: 1/21/13