The Smt. Nagarathnamma College of Nursing believes that Postgraduate Programme in Nursing is essential to help the Postgraduate nurses to improve the quality of Nursing Education, Nursing Practice, Nursing Administration and Nursing Research. Postgraduate Programme in Nursing builds upon and extends competence acquired at the Undergraduate level, emphasizes application of relevant theories, standards of care, and evidence based care into nursing practice, application of innovative teaching and learning into nursing education, adhere leadership skills in nursing administration and to develop nursing research skills on practice and education and correlate the findings into nursing practice. The programme prepares Postgraduate nurses for the advanced practice as nurse educator, nurse researcher, nurse administer and clinical nurse specialist. This programme provides the basis for the post programme in nursing. Further, the programme ensures accountability and commitment, which fosters improvement of quality care.