Walden University vision statements are; Walden University envisions a distinctively different 21st-century learning community where knowledge is judged worthy to the degree that it can be applied by its graduates to the immediate solutions of critical societal challenges, thereby advancing the greater global good.
Walden Mission are; Walden University provides a diverse community of career professionals with the opportunity to transform themselves as scholar-practitioners so that they can effect positive social change.
Waldens goals; To provide multicontextual educational opportunities for career learners.
To provide innovative, learner-centered educational programs that recognize and incorporate the knowledge, skills, and abilities students bring into their academic programs.
To provide its programs through diverse process-learning approaches, all resulting in outcomes of quality and integrity.
To provide an inquiry/action model of education that fosters research, discovery, and critical thinking and that results in professional excellence.
To produce graduates who are scholarly, reflective practitioners and agents of positive social change.
Walden University Outcomes; The most important outcome of all teaching and learning at Walden University is to produce graduates with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to
Understand and continuously develop and change themselves, the organizations in which they work, and society at large.
Create new knowledge dedicated to the improvement of social conditions, and to positively impact society by putting that knowledge into practice, by modeling their learning through action, and by being civically engaged.
Continue learning across their lifetimes, as practitioners, researchers, and scholars, and to continue to impact social change.
Achieve professional excellence as active and influential professionals by applying their learning to specific problems and challenges in their work settings and professional practice.
Be information literate, including knowing the literature of their professional fields and reading it critically.
Understand the design and methods of inquiry in their professional fields.
Practice in their professional fields legally and ethically.
Communicate effectively, particularly to communicate their learning and research to others.
Appreciate, respect, and advocate for diversity and multiculturalism within their professional fields.
Function flexibly and effectively in a variety of educational environments, including online and distributed environments.
School of Nursing (SON) mission and vision statements;
The mission of the School of Nursing is to prepare highly qualified nursing professionals leaders in service, education and research to work in an interdisciplinary manner within a changing and culturally diverse society.
State-of-the-art institution with local, national and international prestige in the training of nursing professionals of excellence capable of transforming the nursing profession, the provision of services and public health policy.
Respect for Human Dignity
The main goals of the School of Nursing are:
Prepare nurse generalists at the baccalaureate level with the knowledge, ethical decision making, critical thinking, technical and technological skills and attitudes necessary to practice as professional nurses, and to assume a leadership role when offering direct competent care that is evidence-based, collaborative, interdisciplinary and culturally congruent with individuals, groups and populations in a variety of settings, including primary, secondary, and tertiary health care levels.
Prepare masters level nurses with knowledge and skills in evidence-based practice and research for the improvement of health care and the advancement of education, administration, and practice that may assume leadership roles as teachers in nursing education programs, administrators of nursing services, specialists, and nurse anesthetists.
Prepare nurse scientists at a doctorate level to conduct research in nursing and contribute to the advancement of nursing science and improvement of practice.
Provide continuing education activities to enhance knowledge and lifelong learning among professional nurses and other health professionals.
Contribute to the development of nursing professionals for the improvement of health care at the national and international levels.
Expected Program Outcomes
The levels of achievement which encompass student achievement, faculty achievement and other program selected indicators of achievement. These are classified as:
Expected Learning Outcome.