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Campus Closed:

Due to forecasted winter weather, the UCO campus will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 1. All offices will be closed and all classes are canceled.

Mission:

Provide transformative educational experiences that promote the art and science of nursing in a dynamic healthcare environment.

VALUES

The UCO Department of Nursing is committed to a culture of:

  • Caring: kind, authentic, respectful, inclusive, advocate
  • Integrity: ethical, socially just, responsible, accountable
  • Collaboration: civil dialogue, mutual goals, teamwork
  • Excellence: transformative, innovative, student-centered, evidence-informed

PROGRAM GOALS

Student Success 

  • Undergraduate: Prepare graduates to deliver exceptional nursing care and thrive in a variety of dynamic settings.
  • Graduate: Prepare graduates to be leaders in advanced nursing roles in their chosen specialty.

Transformative Learning  

  • Undergraduate: Immerse students in a variety of active and reflective learning experiences to foster transformation into complex professional roles.
  • Graduate: Immerse students in a variety of active and reflective learning experiences to foster transformation into advanced professional roles. 

Create Unmatched Value

  • Undergraduate: Optimize high-quality, accessible, and affordable nursing education to serve the needs of the community and the profession.
  • Graduate: Optimize high-quality, accessible, and affordable online graduate nursing education to serve the needs of the community and the profession.

Leverage Our Place 

  • Undergraduate: Cultivate robust learning environments to foster intellectual and creative expression while advancing inclusivity and collaboration with communities of interest.
  • Graduate: Cultivate robust learning environments to generate creative and innovative solutions in nursing practice while advancing inclusivity and collaboration with communities of interest.