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Online MSN Program Outcomes

La Roche University's MSN nursing program is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN):

3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the MSN nursing program is continued accreditation.

MSN End of Program Student Learning Outcomes

All Tracks (Education, Administration and CNL)

  • Model effective communication, mutual respect, and collaboration to achieve quality outcomes.
  • Advance the nursing profession by demonstrating accountability and the core values of the professional practice role.
  • Analyze quality and safety data, regulatory, and accreditation standards to reduce risk and achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Exemplify leadership competence that supports best practice and efficient resource utilization to drive desired outcomes.
  • Analyze health policy, ethical issues, and legal considerations to improve outcomes.
  • Utilize informatics and healthcare technologies in the delivery and coordination of care.
  • Integrate evidence based strategies to promote professional practice and improve outcomes of patients, families, communities and systems.
  • Incorporate complex concepts from nursing, the humanities, and related sciences to guide nursing practice for diverse populations in a variety of settings and professional roles.

MSN Education Track

  • Incorporate educational theory and research to teaching and evaluation practices
  • Facilitate learning of individuals through evidence-based assessment, teaching, and evaluation methods.
  • Participate in curricular development and evaluation to meet regulatory, accreditation, and industry standards.

MSN Administration Track

  • Apply leadership skills that support best practices to improve outcomes for individuals, populations, or communities across the healthcare delivery system.
  • Incorporate advanced leadership skills, collaboration, and communication into the role of the nurse leader.
  • Demonstrate competency in financial management and strategic and operational planning within the healthcare setting.
  • Incorporate strategies in the work environment that stimulate empowerment, engagement, and innovation to enhance nursing practice/care.

MSN Clinical Nurse Leader Track

  • Implement innovative nursing protocols based on research evidence to improve outcomes for diverse patient populations.
  • Collaborate across disciplines and health care settings to enhance integration of services and care delivery.
  • Analyze outcome data sets to anticipate patient risk and improve quality of care delivery.
  • Evaluate processes, systems, and current technology to support continuous quality improvement across the care continuum.

Job Placement Rates

Obtained through alumni survey responses one year after graduation
  • Class of 2019:100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2018: 100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2017: 100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2016: 100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree
  • Class of 2015: 100% of respondents held positions reflective of their degree

Program Completion Rates

Number of students who complete the program in no more than 150% of the stated nursing program length, beginning with enrollment on the first day of the first nursing course
  • Class of 2019: 100%
  • Class of 2018: 100%
  • Class of 2017: 100%
  • Class of 2016: 100%
  • Class of 2015 100%