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The School of Nursing is an integral part of the University of North Carolina and, as such, endorses the purposes of the University: Scholarship in Teaching, Research and Service.

The mission of the School of Nursing is to:

  • design and implement innovative educational programs for lifelong learning;
  • create, conduct and disseminate cutting-edge research; and
  • use our practice, expertise and service for the betterment of individuals, communities, health care systems, and the profession of nursing.

From our leadership in these areas, we will prepare the next generation of Carolina nurses to assume roles in interprofessional health care and interdisciplinary research environments.

Approved by the faculty 2016