MSN Program Outcomes

The MSN Program will prepare graduates who will be able to:

  1. Analyze current trends in advanced pathophysiology, pharmacology, and physical assessment in order to fulfill the role of nurse educator and nurse leader.
  2. Evaluate nursing research findings to provide evidence-based guidelines to identify and solve practice and systems problems.
  3. Integrate social, ethical, cultural, and interpersonal competencies in the delivery of individualized and comprehensive nursing care at the three levels of preventive health care: primary, secondary, and tertiary.
  4. Apply nursing informatics and technology to enhance evidenced-based nursing practice.
  5. Examine the role of the nurse leader and nurse educator as it relates to policy and politics in the workplace, organizations, government, community, and healthcare delivery and finance.
  6. Role model leadership and education skills through communication, collaboration, and change processes for interdisciplinary team members.


  1. Requirements are accurate to date. However, the University reserves the right to change requirements in the future, and will notify applicants should any changes be made.
  2. Applications remaining incomplete for over one year will be discarded.

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220