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College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Make a Difference
If you are interested in making a positive difference in the lives of others, think about a career in the health professions and study with us in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
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Mission

The mission of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences is to develop exemplary practitioners in health, fitness, and wellness who will implement superior service and care to the community through education, research, outreach, service and partnerships.

Vision

Improve the health and quality of life of all communities, including rural and the medically underserved, via education, prevention, respect, knowledge and experience.

Values

Prime Value

Needs of others come first.

Value Statements

  • Educate
    Learning is a lifelong process of discovery; thus health care education and research never end.
  • Prevent
    Focus on the whole person, considering socioeconomics, community setting, health policies, access to health equity, and disparities among populations to prevent disease via protecting, promoting and maintaining all aspects of health.
  • Respect
    Treat everyone in our diverse region; patients, colleagues, families with empathy, courtesy, dignity and respect.
  • Community
    Value the strengths, skills, experiences, knowledge, and contributions of everyone to bring to fruition our Mission and Vision.
Health Sciences Degree
West Texas A&M’s Health Sciences degree is designed for students who want to work in the health care industry. Your academic preparation will provide you with the knowledge and ability to pursue a variety of different professional opportunities.