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The mission of the School of Nursing is to develop professional practitioners of nursing that provide quality health care in multicultural environments, promote  interprofessional collaboration, engage in lifelong learning, expand nursing science, and serve the community with intelligence, compassion, respect, and integrity.

The vision of the School of Nursing is to be the recognized leader in nursing education that prepares professional nurses to engage in scholarly activity and guide nursing practice with meaningful contributions to clinical prevention, population health, and healthcare policy development.

  • Baccalaureate nursing students are prepared to meet the challenges of clinical practice in an increasingly complex healthcare environment through evidenced-based practice.
  • Graduate students are prepared to assume diverse health care and leadership roles and contribute to the advancement of nursing science as expert scholars, practitioners, educators and executives.
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