West Virginia University School of Nursing envisions optimal health, enhanced quality of life and excellent health care for the people of West Virginia and the global community. The School of Nursing strives to take the lead in improving West Virginia and the broader society through excellence in student-centered educational programs, research and scholarship and the compassionate practice of nursing with service to the public and the profession.
Practicing nursing at WVU is more than just clinical. Students and faculty are encouraged to take on a larger role in the community, helping to improve the quality of care provided to the state. With practicing faculty, clinical emphasis for both graduate and undergraduate students, as well as various service learning projects that serve the community, WVU School of Nursing promotes a rigorous academic environment responsive to the diverse needs of the communities we serve.