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.