School of Nursing

Mission, Vision, Goals, & Accreditation

The School of Nursing is an integral part of Clemson University, a land-grant, state-supported institution of higher learning. The School is committed to teaching, research, and service to the public of South Carolina, the nation and the world. The goal of the Clemson University School of Nursing is to prepare nurses for professional practice, leadership in health care, and to advance nursing knowledge.


The mission of Clemson University School of Nursing, as a scholarly center of learning, is to educate students at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels to become healthcare professionals who advance scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through research and outreach.


Clemson University School of Nursing will shape the future of nursing and healthcare through leadership, scholarship, and practice to optimize the health and quality-of-life for the people of South Carolina, the nation, and the global community.


*Deliver state-of-the-art education to aspiring healthcare professionals to prepare them for excellence in practice and leadership within a dynamic healthcare environment.

*Create a vibrant, interdisciplinary community of scholars who contribute to knowledge generation and dissemination, thereby shaping practice and policy.

*Engage in leadership, research, and service to optimize health and quality of life for people locally, nationally and globally.

*Increase diversity among faculty, students, and staff within a mutually respectful, professional environment.

*Expand opportunities and resources through the development of relationships with clinical, community and corporate partners, and alumni.


The School of Nursing programs are accredited by:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), through December 2020
One Dupont Circle NW
Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
Telephone: 202-887-6791

The baccalaureate program is fully approved by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing.

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