Program Goals and Outcomes

Traditional (TD) and Online (OD) Departments

Categroy Department Program Goals
1 ACON Provide high quality, innovative education nursing programs
TD Offer a high quality traditional baccalaureate nursing degree program
OD Offer high quality online BSN and MSN nursing degree programs
2 ACON To build and maintain a student-centered nursing program
TD/OD Graduate nurses who are prepared to practice nursing in global healthcare environments.
3 ACON Provide a culturally diverse environment for students, faculty, and staff
TD/OD Promote a culturally diverse learning environment designated to eliminate barriers to learning
4 ACON Develop partnerships with community agencies to expand health-c are to the community
TD/OD Develop and nurture a strong relationship with community health facilities and health professionals
5 ACON Promote research and scholarly activities that advance nursing knowledge
TD/OD Foster scholarly activities, research, teaching, service, and practice that advance the knowledge base of nursing

Program Outcomes

Graduate Student Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, competencies, and skills in advanced nursing practice, teaching, and/or leadership
  2. Serve as a leader and change agent in nursing and health care delivery systems to ensure quality care across the lifespan
  3. Utilize ethical decision-making, technology, and communication skills to provide culturally competent care
  4. Effectively practice advanced nursing roles in collaborative, relationships, across diverse disciplines to improve patient and population health outcomes
  5. Synthesize nursing knowledge through translation, integration, and application of evidence-based practice.