General Information | M.S. in Nursing | Ph.D. in Nursing | Course Descriptions | Faculty
Philosophy | Purpose and Program Aims | Admission | Program Description
Nursing knowledge is advanced through association with other disciplines, and is often enhanced by the work of other university scholars. Central to the education of nurse scholars is the opportunity to interact with other scholars throughout the university community. Through dialogue and study with these professionals, nurse scholars expand their understanding of health and illness, and the biological, environmental, sociocultural, ethical, legal, philosophic and historic factors influencing nursing care.
Scholars must be inquisitive, informed and committed. This requires expertise in the principles and methods of inquiry, and an informed imagination for exploring substantive areas in nursing. The ultimate goal of this inquiry is to enhance nursing's contribution to the health of all persons.
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