The Department of Nursing, an integral part of Wheeling Jesuit University, seeks to fulfill the Jesuit tradition of educational excellence and service to others. The mission of the Department of Nursing is to provide baccalaureate and graduate nursing education and service to the community. Through an integrated program of classroom and clinical practice, the graduate is prepared as a professional nurse to promote health/wellness in a variety of settings.
The goals of the Department of nursing are:
To provide the following educational programs:
- A baccalaureate program which prepares graduates to enter professional nursing and function competently at the entry level.
- A baccalaureate program which is accessible to registered nurses n the community and builds upon their knowledge.
- A graduate program which enhances the graduate's skills and ability to contribute to nursing knowledge.
- To serve the campus community, the local community, and the nursing community.