Program Mission and Outcomes - Leadership and Education


The Master of Science in Nursing program at Northwest Nazarene University provides a Christian setting that fosters intellectual, professional, and spiritual growth. The program focuses on current research, evidence based practice, technology, and practice, and is delivered by experienced professionals who can translate theory into practice.  NNU's Master of Science in Nursing program prepares graduates of distinction in nursing clinical leadership and education. 


The Department of Nursing subscribes to the university core values - Transformation, Truth, Community, and Service which are integrated into each individual course. 

By completing the Master of Science in Nursing, graduates will:

•    Model ethical behavior, demonstrate integrity and honesty in the role of leader and educator.
•    Demonstrate scholarly activity in research, evidence based practice and adapting theoretical frameworks to clinical practice.
•    Assume clinical and/or educational leadership in diverse healthcare settings.
•    Advocate for diverse populations and demonstrate social responsibility in healthcare delivery.
•    Understand the foundations of care and the art and science of the nursing profession and practice as it relates to self, individuals, families and clinical populations across the lifespan.