Mission, Vision and Values


The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing prepares nursing professionals to serve as leaders, clinicians and scholars through a wide range of innovative educational programs to meet the healthcare needs of an ever changing culturally diverse society.


Our vision is to be the premier school of choice for providing the highest quality of nursing education, scholarship and practice with a commitment to community engagement to promote healthy citizens in the Charlotte region and beyond.


The UNC Charlotte School of Nursing embraces the following five core values:

Integrity - Responsibility, honesty, dependability, ethical behavior, accountability, transparency, and trustworthiness of faculty, staff and students.

Innovation -  Reflected through progress, program expansion, transformation of ideas, novelty, excellence, growth, and distinction.

CollegialityPartnerships, teamwork, community engagement, interdisciplinary practice, caring, cooperation, professionalism, and courage.

DiversityInclusion, respect for self and others, fairness, equality, and justice.

Scholarship - Faculty and students engaged in academic nursing who demonstrate commitment to inquiry, generate new knowledge for the discipline, connect practice with education and lead scholarly pursuits to improve health and healthcare (AACN, 2016a).