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MS Degree Requirements

The estimated length of time required to complete this program is 6 quarters of full-time study. Interests in other areas may extend the length of time. Part-time study is available.

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

Goals of the Master of Science Program

  1. Evaluate the current state of knowledge in a selected area of nursing as it informs theory, practice and research.
  2. Develop and implement a research study in a focused area of nursing knowledge.
  3. Evaluate the application of inquiry-based knowledge to selected areas of clinical practice among diverse and multicultural populations.
  4. Articulate ethical issues and responsibilities involved in research.
  5. Develop and utilize leadership strategies that foster improvement of health care.