2023-2024 Undergraduate General Catalog


The mission of the Department of Nursing at Augustana University is to prepare transformational leaders who practice in interprofessional environments. Graduates are poised to collaboratively address complex issues in an evolving healthcare environment through experiences that cultivate their personal, intellectual, and professional growth. The guiding values of the program are congruent with the mission of Augustana: teaching/learning from a liberal arts perspective, living in community, cultivating excellence, developing transformational leadership and living faith in vocation. The Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Graduates are eligible to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensing Examination (NCLEX) for licensure as registered nurses. They are prepared for entry level positions anywhere in the health care system, and they have a strong foundation for graduate study.