College of Nursing

College of Nursing

We innovate nursing and interdisciplinary education, practice, research, and service to develop leaders, address healthcare challenges, and promote health, equity and inclusiveness.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice Program in the U.S.
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Overall National Institutes of Health Funding
Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research


Public National Institutes of Health Funding
Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research

As the #1 nursing college in the State of Arizona, the University of Arizona College of Nursing is a renowned institution dedicated to excellence in nursing education, research and practice. Our goal is to prepare the next generation of compassionate and highly skilled nurses who will positively impact healthcare outcomes and enhance the well-being of individuals, families and communities.

Hyochol Brian Ahn, PhD
Dean, College of Nursing

portrait of Dean Ahn
African-American nursing student in simulation lab.

Our Students

Nursing students can choose from a broad array of courses that support and extend their nursing program. Our graduates are having nationwide impact as they are promoted to leadership positions in the health care industry.

Our Faculty

Our faculty includes diverse professionals with expertise in clinical practice, research and teaching. They work at the cutting edge of nursing science in a wide range of interests from chronic disease to environmental factors, interventions and many others.

Female nursing professor and female student in a lab.

Our Research

Our collective research expertise in precision science, data and systems science, and health determinants science is well aligned with national priorities for advancing population health. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is known in the nursing field to innovate new methods and understandings to improve the quality of health care around the world.

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