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Our Mission

The mission of the FIU Nursing department is to teach, conduct research, and serve the community. Our department aligns with the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences’ mission to prepare diverse healthcare professionals as providers and leaders in the delivery of high quality, accessible, culturally competent care within a highly technological and global environment. The college promotes, expands and validates scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through interdisciplinary research.

Our Vision

The vision of FIU Nursing is to be globally recognized for the achievements of our alumni and faculty in healthcare, education, leadership, and research with a focus on the needs of the underserved populations.

Our Goals

  • To prepare qualified men and women for leadership roles in basic and advanced professional nursing practice in a rapidly changing, multicultural, multiethnic, global environment.
  • To promote, expand and validate the scientific base of nursing knowledge and practice through the discovery, organization and transmission of research-based knowledge, skills and values.
  • To collaborate with local, national and international healthcare agencies in promoting excellence through cost-effective, accessible, equitable and humanistic healthcare delivery systems for divergent individuals, families and communities.