Advance healthcare through education, scholarship, practice, and service by promoting excellence, creativity, inclusivity, and engagement.


Outstanding leadership in nursing education, scholarly inquiry, and healthcare innovation to improve regional, national, and global health and healthcare delivery.


Excellence: Guided by our commitment to excellence, we exhibit integrity and caring and strive for outcomes that make a positive impact on the health of individuals, families, and communities.

Inclusivity: Guided by our commitment to social justice and respect, we strive to engage in research, learner-centered education, and nursing practice that supports diversity.

Engagement: Guided by our commitment to engagement and collaboration, our work is interdisciplinary and supports local communities, and regional, national and global partners.


The University of Delaware, School of Nursing was granted re-accreditation of the baccalaureate (BSN) and master’s (MSN) degree programs and accreditation of the post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) certificate programs from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). These accreditations are effective through 2026.

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At 90+ years old, every day for Ed is Christmas

Older than 90 (“We don’t want to get into that,” he says with a laugh), Ed Richards says every day for him is Christmas. Life is a gift and so is the companionship he receives from Lori's Hands college student volunteers each week. After a career in the military,...

UD Professor Honored

Teen health advocate Herrman honored by Children and Families First The University of Delaware’s Judy Herrman is steadfastly dedicated to teen health — in Delaware and across the country. With a background is in pediatric nursing, including work with Nemours Hospital...

Nursing Science Scholars

Jonas Center funding puts Haigh, Rotchford on path to doctorates A pair of University of Delaware nursing science graduate students, Katie Haigh and Ludmila Rotchford, are on their way to doctoral degrees thanks to funding from the Jonas Center. In order to improve...

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The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master’s degree in nursing programs at University of Delaware are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202)887-6791.

University of Delaware School of Nursing, a member of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence