The NMU School of Nursing will be recognized for providing an innovative curriculum that graduates compassionate nurses who communicate effectively, make evidence-based decisions, and advocate for superior healthcare in local and global communities. Faculty and graduates will be respected nurse clinicians, educators, and scholars who are dedicated to lifelong learning and advancement of the profession.


The mission of the NMU School of Nursing is to cultivate a collegial, individualized, and innovative environment for students, faculty, and staff that prepares nurses to provide safe and competent care to ever-changing and diverse populations.

Strategic Goals for the School of Nursing (2019-2022)

  1. Increase Retention within the Undergraduate Program
  2. Enrollment Strategies: Recruit Talented Undergraduate Students
  3. Increase Retention and Recruitment Efforts within the Graduate Program 
  4. Reconnect and Explore Alumni Relationships

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Mission - The mission of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program is to provide a supportive, connected, and innovative community that prepares graduates who are competent and qualified to provide the highest level of care to patients across the life-span in a diverse world.