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Mission & Goals

The mission of the MC School of Nursing is aligned with the institutional mission to provide excellence in nursing education within a Christian institution, preparing nurse generalists to engage in professional practice in diverse settings and to positively impact the profession of nursing. The MC School of Nursing key verse affirms the faith and learning integration: “May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us yes, establish the work of our hands.”  Psalms 90:17 (NIV) 

BSN Program Goals

The program outcomes of the MC School of Nursing are designed to prepare a nurse generalist who will:

  1. Incorporate clinical reasoning and Christian Caring in the delivery of safe, holistic, patient-centered care to diverse populations across the lifespan in a variety of settings.
  2. Incorporate professional responsibility, accountability for one's own knowledge, learning and critical thinking as the foundation for evidenced based health care delivery.
  3. Demonstrate effective use of technology and informatics for the provision of safe, ethical, and quality care to diverse populations.
  4. Apply management and leadership concepts in the delivery of quality patient-centered care.
  5. Utilize communication techniques, collaborative skills and clinical preventive interventions to facilitiate safe, quality outcomes with patient, families and populations. 

MSN Program Goals

  1. Engage in clinical reasoning in the context of Christian Caring to deliver safe, holistic, patient-centered care to diverse populations across the lifespan in a variety of settings.

  2. Analyze professional responsibility and accountability for one’s own knowledge, learning and critical thinking as the foundation for evidence-based health care delivery.

  3. Appraise information technology approaches that support the provision of safe, ethical, and quality care to diverse populations.

  4. Evaluate management and leadership concepts in the delivery of quality patient-centered care. 

  5. Evaluate communication techniques, collaborative skills and clinical prevention interventions that facilitate safe, quality outcomes with patients, families and populations.

The faculty of the Mississippi College School of Nursing recruits and selects individuals who demonstrate the potential for learning and who express interest in nursing as a profession. The faculty provides the individual with a comprehensive program of educational experiences. The graduate of the School of Nursing should be able to demonstrate a philosophy that is committed to continued personal growth and the service of humankind through the practice of nursing.