The Mission of the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines is to educate individuals for professional roles in nursing, social work and nutrition. The College strives to enhance the health of people in the region, nation, and across the globe by preparing leaders in nursing and nutrition through innovative, accessible programs and significant faculty and student scholarship and service.
The purpose of master’s education in nursing is to build upon undergraduate nursing education to prepare nurses with expanded theoretical and evidence-based knowledge for advanced roles in practice and education.
1. Integrate theory, research, and experiential knowledge and evidence-based practice into advanced nursing practice.
2. Demonstrate competence in advanced nursing practice consistent with applicable professional standards.
3. Practice in the development of nursing science through evidence-based practice, research, and theory.
4. Integrate relationships between social, cultural, political, and economic issues and health care delivery.
UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditations at the college, department, or program level.
International Student Requirements:
All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.