MSN Program Goals and Objectives - College of Nursing
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Program Goals and Objectives


The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Master of Science in Nursing Program educates nurse leaders for:

  • Advanced nursing roles in health care
  • Collaborative roles in health care
  • A focus on serving diverse populations
  • Inquiry into the theoretical bases of diverse disciplines
  • Pursuit of doctoral education in nursing


Master of Science in Nursing graduates will:

  • Function effectively in advanced nursing practice, integrating the art and science of nursing into the advanced role.
  • Function as an effective leader, role model, and advocate for clients in clinical practice and in education.
  • Synthesize advanced knowledge of the social, political, ethical, technical, cultural, spiritual, environmental, and economic factors influencing the health care system and higher education.
  • Integrate knowledge of theory and research in advanced nursing areas.
  • Demonstrate accountability and responsibility in developing advanced nursing roles.
  • Scientifically investigate issues relevant to advanced nursing and nursing education.
  • Evaluate personal scholarship, professional growth, and excellence in practice.