Mission & Goals

The mission of the School of Nursing is to educate competent, compassionate, knowledgeable professional nurses who provide patient directed healthcare to a culturally and spiritually diverse population in a variety of settings. Graduates will be responsible, ethical, and accountable members of the nursing profession, committed to the pursuit of excellence in practice, communication, innovation, research, and lifelong learning.

The School of Nursing will be a leader in educating nurses who will be advocates for change within the healthcare system, promote a healthier society, improve nursing practice, and preserve and enhance human dignity and self-determination.

Planning for the Future

With a strong foundation in the Liberal Arts, DYC nursing graduates are critical thinkers in the increasingly demanding and complex healthcare arena, ensuring a higher level of patient safety.

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Get to Know Us

  • Research

    Faculty, undergraduate and graduate students at D'Youville are involved with research at every level.
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  • Service

    D'Youville College students often graduate with a sense of service because of the volunteer experiences they had while here.
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