M.S. in Nursing (NURS)

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Program Description

The Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) Program: The program offered by the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing expands on the philosophy of the undergraduate nursing program and contributes to the mission of the College of Education and Health Professions and the University of Arkansas. Graduates of the M.S.N. are prepared to contribute to the nursing profession through the application of knowledge and skills in  leadership, education, and clinical practice. Completion of the M.S.N. program provides the foundation for academic progression to a research or practice-focused doctoral program.

Graduates of the M.S.N. program will be able to:

  • Promote evidence-based practice through problem identification and the critique of research findings
  • Collaborate in policy development, resource management, and cost-effective care delivery
  • Apply legal/ethical principles to promote a values-based professional practice
  • Affect health care outcomes through advanced roles of clinician, teacher, manager, researcher, and consultant
  • Utilize theories from nursing and other disciplines for decision making
  • Advocate for access to quality health care for diverse populations
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to design, deliver and evaluate health care services for diverse populations
  • Provide leadership in education in a variety of clinical and academic settings
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