College of Nursing and Health Sciences
The College of Nursing & Health Sciences positively impacts the health of the global population through the education of health care leaders and providers of tomorrow with innovative educational programs in the nursing and health professions. The College identifies, attracts, and graduates students of high potential, especially from groups who have been historically under-represented in the organization and provision of health care. This work is enhanced through faculty contributions to community service, leadership, practice and research. These activities are fostered in a collaborative interprofessional and multicultural learning environment promoting a sense of community and caring.
College of Nursing and Health Sciences Goals
The goals of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences assist the College in implementing the university and college missions:
- To develop within the student the knowledge and skills necessary for beginning professional and advanced health care practice, cultivating basic and specialized abilities needed to successfully pursue a career.
- To promote the concept of caring and facilitate attainment of a care delivery system sensitive to multicultural diverse communities and their health values.
- To offer individuals the opportunity to increase the breadth and depth of the theoretical and ethical base for health care practice, enhance and expand competence, prepare for role specialization and contribute to the discovery of new health care knowledge.
- To provide an educational environment of respect within which students may evolve as broadly educated, responsible and accountable professionals dedicated to the principles of lifelong learning.
- To build a foundation for life-long learning & systematic practice, and
- To ethically serve diverse communities as health care experts, leaders, consultants, and advocates of resources.
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers course work leading to the following undergraduate degrees:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
- Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration (BS)
- Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) (Being phased out)
All course descriptions are located in Courses A-Z.