Message from the Interim Director
We welcome you to our website. At the UTC School of Nursing, we provide excellence in nursing education and are commited to providing student centered learning. Our Mission is to prepare qualified nursing professionals who can influence the health care environment and enhance the quality of life for individuals, families and society. We are committed to providing leadership in health care.
We offer students educational opportunities for initial licensure and RN completion. For those students interested in the advanced practice role we offer preparation for licensure and certification as Family Nurse Practitioners and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. We also offer the direct and indirect role preparation for the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. We are committed to meeting society’s needs in our area, our state and beyond by developing students prepared for interprofessional relationships that are necessary for working with our many outstanding community partners.
The faculty believes that the School of Nursing provides a wonderful opportunity for undergraduate and graduate nursing education. We invite you to come and learn with us.
Christine Benz Smith, PhD, APN, FNP-BC
Interim Director, School of Nursing