Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program provides innovative and
accessible educational opportunities for working nursing professionals who wish
to advance their career as a nurse educator in a variety of client communities.
Cardinal Stritch University's mission, the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing
aims to provide creative, flexible programs which integrate nursing theory and
practices to meet emerging health education needs of all clients.
framework of Franciscan values that emphasize compassion and the valuing of
individuals, the Ruth S. Coleman College of Nursing provides educational
experiences in an open and caring environment, meeting the needs of diverse
Programs at Stritch allow students to realize their potential as
individuals, professional nurses and responsible members of the world
M.S.N. program prepares the nursing professional to work successfully with a
range of clients in diverse communities. Program graduates will gain the
knowledge and skills needed to use multiple educational tools and resources,
allowing practicing professionals to function effectively in staff development,
client teaching, health promotion, and community and nursing education.
theory is carefully merged with practical applications, allowing program
participants to identify their individual needs of study and then create final
projects that they can use for current and/or prospective employment. Selected
clinical experiences will provide opportunities for nurses to apply knowledge
gained in their respective interest areas.
program’s goal is to value and acknowledge each student’s prior experiences and
link these experiences with the student’s learning goals in developing the
nurse educator role.
in the program attend classes one night per week to complete the requirements
for the M.S.N. degree. The curriculum for the program is delivered in a cohort
model (10 to 15 students per cohort).
Features at a Glance:
are held at Stritch's main campus in Milwaukee.
is completed in a planned progression as identified in the curricular
meet one night per week.
model format (10 to 15 students per cohort).
M.S.N. program is accredited by the National League for Nursing
Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500,
Atlanta, GA 30326