Mission and Strategic Planning


College Mission:

The mission of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences is to promote individual, family and community health across the lifespan through interprofessional teaching, scholarship and service.



  1. Recruit, Retain, and graduate well prepared and diverse students.

  2. Recruit and retain highly qualified Faculty and Staff.

  3. Create opportunities for Interprofessional Education, Collaboration, and Partnerships for the CNHS.

  4. Support and improve Faculty and Student access to high quality technology.



Provide innovative educational experiences to improve our region's health and wellness needs



Excellence through intellectual rigor to prepare outstanding health and human service professionals


Strategic Plan:

CNHS Strategic Plan 2021

CNHS Strategic Map 2021


Departmental Missions:

Department of Health and Human Sciences

Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies

School of Nursing