Mission & Vision

Our Driving Forces

The FIU Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences has forged a path of academic excellence and social responsibility that guides our faculty and students to keep the practice of healthcare evolving for the better.

Our Mission:

  • To prepare diverse healthcare professionals as providers and leaders in the delivery of high quality accessible, culturally competent and compassionate care within a highly technological and global environment.
  • To teach, conduct research and practice in service to the community through interprofessional collaboration.
  • To create, promote, expand and validate scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through interdisciplinary research.

Our Vision:

To be globally recognized as the higher education destination organization that is innovative, inquiry-driven and technologically advanced; drawing diverse top-class faculty, students, staff and others for positive transformation of society with a focus on the healthcare needs of underserved populations.

To learn more about the objectives of our college, download our Strategic Plan document.