Mission, Vision, Values & Goals


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’s 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

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