The mission of the College of Nursing is to provide education that will enable graduates to improve the health care system and the quality of life in a global society, value lifelong learning, and enhance the profession of nursing through a focus on:
- Critical thinking
- Therapeutic nursing interventions
- Role development
- Service to the community
Fundamental to this mission is the faculty commitment to student success, academic excellence, fiscal responsibility, community alliances, faculty practice, creative scholarly activity, and research in nursing. The College of Nursing offers two undergraduate degrees, the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) and the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) and as a member of the Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing, the graduate degree, the Master of Science in Nursing Degree (MSN).
College of Nursing Community Health Care Center
The Mission of the College of Nursing Community Health Care Center is to improve the well being and productivity of the community, in particular, under-served populations through primary care, prevention, and health promotion. Using nursing models of health, the Community Health Care Center serves as a clinical site for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students.