Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) | Lindenwood University

L I N D E N W O O D U N I V E R S I T Y M A S T E R O F S C I E N C E I N N U R S I N G The purpose of the Master’s of Science in Nursing degree is to cultivate health professionals who are dedicated to excellence, leadership, and lifelong learning. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be able to: Integrate knowledge and skills of healthcare policy, finance, and evidence-based practice to inform and lead change in diverse practice settings. Incorporate theory and professional standards into the design, planning and delivery of safe, competent, evidence-based nursing care in the educational or practice settings. Utilize leadership strategies to advance the design, implementation, and evaluation of practice initiatives in diverse settings. Employ advanced nursing practice skills and healthcare technologies as an educator or nurse executive to improve quality, safety, and patient outcomes within and across the spectrum of patient care and healthcare education. Promote the necessary role of advanced nursing practice in the development, provision, and evaluation of high quality patient care delivery and health education models. Demonstrate a personal commitment to lifelong learning and ongoing professional development. PURPOSE • • • • • •