We will be a nationally respected community of nurse leaders where passion, purpose, and experience unite to inspire health in individuals, families, communities, and populations.
Shepherd University’s School of Nursing’s mission is to enhance the health status of the world by educating professional nurses for practice in a rapidly changing health care environment. We are dedicated to the university core values of learning, engagement, integrity, accessibility, and community.
The goals of the BSN program are to prepare a graduate who is able to:
1. Integrate a background of liberal arts with the knowledge, skills, and values of professional nursing in order to affect the health of the patient.
2. Practice professional nursing utilizing skills in communication, clinical judgment, patient-centered care and professionalism.
3. Engage in teamwork with members of the intra- and inter-professional health care team promoting safe, quality, cost-effective, patient-centered care.
4. Engage in self-care, service, lifelong learning, and continued scholarship.
Please note that there are specific admission requirements for entrance into the Nursing program at Shepherd University.