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About the College of Nursing
Sanford College of Nursing
Program objectivesProgram objectives reflect the operationalization of the mission of the College, the philosophy of the faculty, and the student outcomes of the curriculum.
Five student outcomes are identified as competencies which the graduate will possess at the completion of the program in nursing. These are clinical competency, professional values, critical thinking, communication, and leadership.
Graduates are confident, life-long learners, prepared to meet the challenges of a dynamic, evolving profession and healthcare delivery system, utilizing a scholarly approach to acquire new knowledge that will influence their nursing practice.