The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Vision, Mission, Values, and Goals


The College of Nursing is a force for innovation, learning and discovery in preparing culturally proficient nurses for leadership in health for a global society.




To provide an affordable and accessible education to enhance health and healing through nursing leadership in teaching, scholarship, practice and service.





  • Caring and collaborative relationships
  • Leadership
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Diversity
  • Lifelong learning


Values are explained in greater detail here



    • Engagement Goals: Establish innovative scholarly engagement models that define and respond to the health of the public
    • Teaching Goals: We prepare professional nurses by creating an innovative environment for inquiry, discovery, and learning with diverse populations
    • Scholarship Goals:  Enhance the art and science of nursing by creating, translating, and disseminating knowledge 



    Goals are explained in greater detail here