Nursing - Master of Science
The Master of Science is a graduate degree at the master’s level of the College of Nursing. The online program prepares graduates for nursing in a variety of clinical settings ranging from private practices, clinics, hospitals and businesses to managed care organizations and governmental agencies. Graduates will acquire knowledge, values and skills through coursework, clinical experience and evidence based practice. There are four specializations in the online format. Each track will prepare you to sit for specialty certification.
The FNP role includes preventative healthcare as well as the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness. Graduates of this track are prepared to care for individuals and families across the lifespan.
Neonatal Nurse Practitioners provide healthcare to neonates, infants, and children up to 2 years of age. In this track, you’ll attain the specialized knowledge and skills to provide safe and high-quality care to neonates.
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners focus on individuals, families and populations across the lifespan at risk for developing and/or having a diagnosis of psychiatric disorders or mental health problems. The PHMNP provides primary mental healthcare to patients seeking mental health services in a variety of settings.
The Clinical Nurse Leader is a master’s educated nurse that is prepared for practice across the continuum of care within any healthcare setting. CNLs focus on things like care coordination, risk assessment, quality improvement, transitions of care, and outcomes measurement.