SON Mission

The University of West Georgia Tanner Health System School of Nursing exemplifies academic excellence in a caring environment by providing quality undergraduate and graduate education to meet current and evolving health care needs within the global community. 

The Tanner Health System School of Nursing will be a leader in the scholarship of teaching and learning through the empowerment of graduates and colleagues who exhibit the ability and courage to create quality caring in health care and educational systems.  

School and Faculty Goals
  1. Maintain high quality undergraduate and graduate nursing programs.
  2. Maintain faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the university, the community, and the profession.
  3. Maintain a personal learning environment characterized by caring, holism, critical thinking, and professional commitment.


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