The mission of the Department of Nursing at the University of Dubuque is to educate nurses to provide the highest quality of care within the context of the diverse, dynamic, and challenging health care environments of the 21st century.

The Department of Nursing offers the following major:
Nursing (Major)


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Nursing Overview


At the University of Dubuque, your studies will take you into the world of nursing knowledge, theory, and research. In addition, nursing practice derives knowledge from a wide array of other fields and professions, adapting and applying this knowledge as appropriate to professional practice (2008, AACN Essentials).

BS: Nursing

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Financial Aid Info

Transfer students are welcome to apply to the nursing program please access NursingCAS to begin your application.

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