At Temple, nursing education strongly reflects the values and goals of the discipline of nursing and the broad mission of Temple University. Graduate nursing education prepares the professional to function as an expert in a specialized area of nursing or as a primary care provider to clients. Nursing education at Temple fosters the development of independent as well as collaborative problem solving in providing care to diverse clients. The advanced practice nursing role stresses the importance of academic excellence, critical thinking and the use of scientific knowledge in decision making. The environment promotes intellectual dialogue and fosters individual growth and research into the foundations of nursing.
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education