Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the ELMSN Program, the student will:

  1. Apply evidence from nursing and other disciplines to inform clinical judgment and promote innovation in nursing practice at diverse healthcare settings.
  2. Demonstrate caring in the delivery of competent, holistic, just, person-centered nursing care with cultural humility.
  3. Integrate clinical prevention, health promotion, and population health knowledge across healthcare settings in the provision of services for individuals, families, aggregate populations, and communities.
  4. Advance scholarship of the profession through the application of nursing knowledge to improve health and transform care.
  5. Analyze organizational leadership and systems of care using quality improvement strategies, tools, methods, and performance measures that impact quality and safety outcomes.
  6. Demonstrate leadership and communication skills in collaboration across professions to optimize system-based care outcomes.
  7. Integrate data obtained from information and healthcare technologies to monitor, manage, and improve the delivery of nursing and healthcare services in accordance with best practices.
  8. Participate in analysis of health care policy and advocate for strategies to influence improvement in health and healthcare systems.
  9. Formulate a professional identity that reflects nursing’s characteristics and values.
  10. Participate in activities and self-reflection that foster personal health, resilience, well-being, lifelong learning, and support the acquisition of nursing expertise and assertion of leadership.


Our faculty serve as experts, facilitators, coaches and mentors.

Together students and faculty co-create a milieu of respectful questioning, mutual growth and evaluation. Faculty view students as self-directed learners who seek to excel, who are reflective, respectful and who demonstrate a willingness to participate in active engagement.