Mission, Vision, Values & Goals


Transforming Healthcare Transforming Lives: Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health.


Advance the USF College of Nursing’s global prominence in research, education and practice.


Respect, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, Innovation, Partnership.


  • Research 
    Excel in high-impact, innovative research and entrepreneurial activities that transform healthcare and improve health.

  • Educational Programs and Student Engagement 
    Develop high-quality educational programs to prepare nurse clinicians, educators, and scientists for leadership in a global, dynamically changing and culturally diverse healthcare environment.

  • Professional Excellence 
    Excel in educational practices, clinical practice, and clinical scholarship.

  • Talent and Culture 
    Recruit, develop and retain a high-performing College of Nursing workforce.

  • Resources and Sustainability 
    Generate new and optimize existing college resources to advance the mission of the USF College of Nursing.