Upon completion of the program, graduates will:

  1. Analyze and apply scientific knowledge and skills to provide the highest level of advanced practice nursing.
  2. Implement emerging science and practice innovations in health care.
  3. Evaluate and initiate changes in response to social, political, economic, and ethical issues in health care, population health, and the discipline of nursing.
  4. Collaborate with members of other disciplines in the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs and policies for the improvement of health care.
  5. Assume leadership roles in nursing/health care.