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Mission & Goals


The mission of the Department of Nursing is congruent with the missions and visions of the University of Massachusetts Boston and of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The mission of the Department of Nursing is to prepare students for comprehensive, theory-guided, evidence-based nursing practice directed toward health promotion, management of health and illness, and restoration and maintenance of the highest possible health-related quality of life.


The goals of the Department of Nursing address the community of learners through practice, scholarship, instruction, and service to the university, communities, and the discipline of nursing. The goals are: