The Department of Nursing is committed to student access, teaching excellence, comprehensiveness in education and promotion of partnership building.
The mission of the Department of Nursing is to provide access to comprehensive, high quality education for a diverse population of students. The faculty support students in the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to prepare them for licensure and employment as Registered Nurses in entry level positions. Using evidence based practice, graduates are equipped to provide quality, safe, patient centered care for diverse populations through teamwork and collaboration. This education includes the skills necessary to be a lifelong learner in a technologically complex, dynamic, healthcare system.