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About Us

Message from the Dean

Hear from Laurie Badzek, dean and professor of the College of Nursing

Contact the Dean’s Office:
201 Nursing Sciences Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-0245

History of the College

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Mission, Vision, and Values

The College of Nursing works to improve the health care of all people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the nation and the world.

Assessment and Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at The Pennsylvania State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Strategic Plan

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The College of Nursing Strategic Plan 2014-2019 has been extended for a period as it undergoes substantive review.