Student Learning Outcomes

The goal of the D.N.P. program is to prepare graduates who provide leadership in the application of evidence-based clinical practice and contribute to the development of nursing science through independent and collaborative participation in scholarly activities, focusing on the improvement of client care outcomes. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Evaluate and utilize advanced knowledge and theories from nursing and related disciplines to solve complex health issues for individuals, aggregates, populations, and systems.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate strategies that promote and sustain quality improvement at organization and policy levels.
  • Provide leadership in the transformation of health care through interprofessional collaboration, application of technology, and policy development.
  • Incorporate evidence-based clinical prevention and health services for individuals, aggregates and populations.
  • Demonstrate clinical expertise, systems thinking, and accountability in designing, delivering and evaluating evidence-based care to improve patient outcomes.