The WVU School of Nursing offers innovative educational programs for learners at all levels from baccalaureate through masters to doctoral education in nursing.

Our expert faculty are engaged in clinically relevant research to better meet the health care needs of the citizens of our rural state and in service initiatives such as promoting health in the public schools and providing leadership in meeting the nursing workforce needs of West Virginia.

Our Vision 

We envision optimal health, enhanced quality of life, and excellent health care for the people of West Virginia and the global community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to lead in improving health in West Virginia and the broader society through excellence in student-centered educational programs, research and scholarship, the compassionate practice of nursing and service to the public and the profession.

Our Values

We are committed to the values of Integrity, Excellence, and Inclusiveness. We want to create and foster a positive learning and working environment based on open communication, mutual respect and inclusion. By embracing new ideas and broadening our perspectives, we will enhance our ability to address the diverse needs of the patients we serve. 

These values, together with vision, transparency and strategic leadership, enable us to create an organization in which teaching, learning, scholarship, service and practice can flourish.