Mission Statement and School Goals

Mission Statement

The School of Nursing is an integral part of Missouri State University and the College of Health and Human Services. The School of Nursing embraces the values of the university's public affairs mission and is dedicated to excellence in: (1) undergraduate and graduate nursing education, (2) scholarship and (3) service using a community-based perspective.


School goals

We provide students the opportunity to:

  • Obtain a baccalaureate or graduate education in nursing.
  • Obtain a minor in health care management.
  • Increase knowledge of issues in health care to non-nursing majors.

We provide an educational environment that promotes life-long learning and professional development.

We offer education programs that provide sound foundations for advanced education and skills.

We enhance the health care of the region through teaching, scholarship and service.