A Yancey School of Nursing MSN graduate will:
- Integrate Christian faith in an evolving individual philosophy of nursing to improve advanced nursing practice.
- Complete 528 clinical practice hours and be eligible to take the Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam offered by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and/or American Nurses Credentialing Center.
- Competently assess, diagnose, and treat common acute and chronic illness across the lifespan in a variety of settings.
- Analyze and apply current evidence from nursing and the sciences to lead a collaborative inter-professional team in the design and integration of innovative nursing practices that improve quality outcomes within health care systems.
- Provide leadership in advocacy for policies at the local, state, and national levels to improve health outcomes and advance the nursing profession.