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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.

TOP 15%

Best Nursing Schools: Master’s, U.S. News & World Report


Blue Ridge Ranking in NIH Funding


(tied) Best Online Master's in Nursing, U.S. News & World Report

College of Nursing

As the dean of the College of Nursing, I am committed to expanding our education portfolio, increasing research impact and recognition, forging stronger community partnerships, and fostering relationships with alumni and community organizations.

Hyochol Brian Ahn, PhD, MSN, MS-CTS, MS-ECE, APRN, ANP-BC, FAAN
Dean, College of Nursing

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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.

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.