Graduates of the MSN program are prepared for higher-level professional practice and leadership roles in a variety of healthcare settings, as well as advanced study at the Master's level.
Specifically, the program seeks to produce graduates who:
Incorporate knowledge from the sciences and humanities for the improvement of healthcare across diverse settings. (Essential I)
Demonstrate leadership abilities encompassing ethical and critical decision-making that embraces a systems perspective. (Essential II)
Apply appropriate measurement and analysis methods related to organizational quality and safety. (Essential III)
Apply evidence-based findings to resolve practice problems, and serve as a catalyst for change. (Essential IV)
Use informatics, communications and healthcare technology to integrate and coordinate care. (Essential V)
Participate in policy development and advocacy strategies at the system level to influence health and healthcare. (Essential VI)
Collaborate effectively on interprofessional teams to manage and coordinate care in order to improve health outcomes. (Essential VII)
Integrate principles of clinical and population health into care planning, delivery and management. (Essential VIII)
Deliver direct and/or indirect nursing practice interventions at the Master's level of practice. (Essential IX)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, the Master of Science in Nursing program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Quinnipiac University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, 202-887-6791.
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American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation
Many of the nursing programs within Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing also are endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation. Graduates of these programs are eligible to take the appropriate national exam to become board-certified holistic nurses at the basic or advanced level of nursing: