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Mission and Values


To learn the Healer’s art and go forth to serve.


Guided by the truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ, we exemplify the Healer’s art by leading with faith and integrity; advancing the science of nursing and healthcare; promoting health and wellness; alleviating suffering; and serving individuals, families, and communities.


The College Values are currently being revised. Please check back soon for updated information.

Belonging Vision Statement

In the spirit of the Healer’s art, the BYU College of Nursing nurtures a Zion community that values diversity, operationalizes equity, and declares that all Heavenly Father’s children belong.

To achieve this vision, the College of Nursing:

  1. Promotes inclusion, unity, collaboration, innovation, compassion, and charity toward all;
  2. Respects diversity in all dimensions, including race, ethnicity, gender, and access;
  3. Provides equitable opportunities leading to excellence among faculty, staff, and students, thus empowering all of Heavenly Father’s children to thrive, achieve the aims of a BYU education, and go forth to serve;
  4. Acknowledges the influence of social determinants of education and that members of diverse groups may need additional support to achieve their full potential; and
  5. Commits to an academic environment where students become today’s informed citizens and tomorrow’s influential leaders.


The Faculty, Staff, and Students of Brigham Young University College of Nursing

Seek to achieve a workplace environment guided by the principles of the gospel of Jesus Christ. We will exemplify the spirit of the Healer’s art, and
Act with integrity
Collaborate for mutual success
Achieve excellence in our work
Find joy in the accomplishments of others
Express gratitude and optimism
Communicate respectfully and directly
Value the unique gifts of others
Work together toward the goal of preparing nursing students for a promising professional future and a
Christ-centered life.


  1. Provide a culture and environment which exemplifies the Healer’s art in all educational settings.
  2. Ensure teaching excellence to prepare nurses and leaders, locally and globally, who provide evidence-based, patient-centered care.
  3. Engage in interprofessional relationships, collaborative research, and clinical partnerships to optimize student learning.
  4. Promote a culture of scholarship and contribution to the discipline to enhance the profession and knowledge of nursing.
  5. Create an environment supporting the College and University mission.