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Transforming Healthcare Transforming Lives:
Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health
    Mission, Vision, Goals and Values

Transforming Healthcare, transforming lives. Creating the nursing leaders of tomorrow and the research that improves health.


USF College of Nursing will be nationally recognized for cutting-edge educational programs and innovative research in partnership with communities and interprofessional colleagues.


Creativity, Innovation, Partnerships, Integrity, and Engagement

  • Improve the health of individuals, families and communities through creative educational, research, and clinical practice initiatives.
  • Provide state, national and global leadership in nursing and interprofessional initiatives that improve health.
  • Ensure academic and professional student success with rigorous educational programs and services addressing the needs of today‚Äôs diverse learners.
  • Establish and sustain research programs, including Centers of Excellence, addressing critical health needs of society.
  • Embrace a culture of integrity and engagement that sustains an environment making USF College of Nursing the best place to learn and work.
Core Pillars:
  • Educational Excellence
  • Research & Innovation
  • College Culture
  • Partnerships
  • Infrastructure Optimization