Mission statement

Advance scientific discovery, translate evidence into practice, promote innovation, and educate future nurse leaders, clinicians, researchers, and educators.


The goals of the College of Nursing support the mission of the University of Oklahoma. These goals are: To educate professional nurses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; to advance nursing knowledge through research and creative activities; and to provide diverse health-related and professional services in the State of Oklahoma and the global community.


Our vision is to be a full partner in the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center research, service, and education mission.

Core Values

  • Creativity 
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 
  • Excellence 
  • Financial Stability
  • Honesty 
  • Purpose 
  • Respect 
Sooner Nursing: Integrity, Compassion, Excellence