Mission, Vision, and Core Values



Educate and inspire individuals to become nurse leaders who act with integrity, discover through scientific methods, and advocate for the best health care experiences of people and communities in a complex and evolving health care environment. In collaboration with our university colleagues and community partners, we are committed to excellence through our teaching, scholarship, practice, and service.


To have a global reputation for transforming health care through innovative nursing practice, education, and research.

Core Values

  • Integrity - Resolutely adhering to moral, ethical, and professional standards.
  • Inspiration - Encouraging, role-modeling, and mentoring others to pursue their professional dreams.
  • Caring - Acting with compassion and respecting all persons by embracing cultural humility, diversity, and person-centered care.
  • Excellence - Pursuing and achieving goals of the highest caliber.
  • Wellness - Maximizing well-being in different states of health.