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Creighton University College of Nursing has achieved a national reputation for its innovative programs that keep pace with the ever-changing field of nursing. We are dedicated to continuing our legacy of providing excellence in nursing education and our commitment to service.

Our alumni have made significant contributions to health care around the nation and around the world. Faculty at the Creighton University College of Nursing are outstanding educators as well as researchers, community leaders and advocates helping to shape the future of health care.

A degree from Creighton University College of Nursing gives students the right foundation and the best opportunities to meet the challenges of a changing health care environment. Our faculty have developed comprehensive undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. Our nursing programs develop the skills, knowledge, and lifelong learning proficiency necessary to practice in a myriad of clinical settings. A Creighton education develops and refines the leadership, critical thinking and clinical judgment skills that allow our graduates to participate as full partners in health care delivery and in shaping health policy.

Creighton University College of Nursing programs are designed to prepare professional nurses whose role is to provide comfort and dignity in life and death and to promote, maintain or restore health, not as an end in itself, but as a means to a life that is meaningful and manageable.


Eleanor Howell, PhD, RN
Dean, College of Nursing

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