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MN Degree Requirements

The length of time required to complete the program varies between 4 and 7 quarters. Typically, specialties within the MN program begin Fall Quarter. Part-time study is available for some specialties.

There are also student opportunities for those enrolled in the Master of Nursing program who wish to enhance their learning through health care immersion experiences in a society and/or culture very different from their own.

Goals of the Master of Nursing Program

  1. Evaluate the adequacy of underlying knowledge from nursing science, related fields, and professional foundations as it informs nursing practice.
  2. Competently assess, manage health-related issues with a defined population or care system, and evaluate the effectiveness of these nursing practices.
  3. Utilize knowledge and skills in professional practice among diverse and multicultural populations.
  4. Demonstrate competence in development of inquiry relevant to practice, education, or administration.
  5. Develop and utilize leadership strategies that foster improvement of health care.
  6. Articulate ethical issues and responsibilities involved in nursing practice.