Welcome from the Dean
Marion E. Broome
PhD, RN, FAAN
“Welcome! The pace of change at the Indiana University School of Nursing over the past two years has been unprecedented.”
As the largest nursing school with undergraduate to PhD and DNP programs in the country, we’re committed to meeting citizens’ needs across the state of Indiana and beyond.
We’ve been a leader in our commitment to excellence and access, and we’re proud of our institutional strengths. Our wide geographic distribution, full-range of degree programs, award-winning faculty, and international and community affiliations have helped make us the leading nursing school in Indiana.
The IU School of Nursing exists to lead the "knowledge work" of nurses today and tomorrow to positively influence the health of communities served by: inspiring learning through excellence in teaching; creating and advancing knowledge through science and research; shaping care through evidence-based practices, innovations and partnerships; and appreciating, developing and recognizing faculty, staff and students.
Indiana University School of Nursing is leading with excellence in research and education, powered by innovation and partnerships.
The IU School of Nursing ranks 8th among public universities who receive funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Almost 40% of the baccalaureate prepared professional nurses in Indiana graduate from the IU School of Nursing each year.
US News & World Report 2014 Graduate School rankings place IU School of Nursing's graduate program 15th overall and higher still in adult health CNS (3rd).
Two IU School of Nursing faculty members are editors of prestigious nursing journals: Nursing Outlook: The Official Journal of the American Academy of Nursing and Clinical Nurse Specialist: Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at the IU School of Nursing prepares advanced practice nurses to lead health systems change and graduated its first eight students in 2012.
The PhD in Nursing Science at the IU School of Nursing prepares advanced practice nurses to generate knowledge and shape nursing practice to meet society's need for safe, quality and compassionate patient care.
The IU School of Nursing faculty includes 30 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing, six Fellows of the NLN Academy of Nursing Education and three Fellows of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
The IU School of Nursing's Citizen Diplomacy Program was selected as a Top Program by the Global Health Task Force and the U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy and recognized for addressing global health issues by utilizing the potential of the U.S. civilian capacity as a valuable resource.
The newly funded Research in Palliative and End-of-Life Communication and Training (RESPECT) Center, co-directed by two IU School of Nursing and one IU School of Medicine faculty, brings together for the first time an interdisciplinary team dedicated to improving the care of patients with serious and terminal illness through research, communication and collaboration.
Our T32 Training in Behavioral Health Research award, funded by the National Institute for Nursing Research since 1990, prepares nurse scientists to lead independent programs of research that promote health behavior change and improve quality of life for patients and community-based populations. This training opportunity is available for both pre- and post-doctoral candidates.NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in Two Categories:
|Creating Environments that Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty||Creating Environments that Advance the Science of Nursing Education|
We have been re-designated for the third time as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, Creating Environments that Promote the Pedagogical Experitse of Faculty by the National League of Nursing (NLN). The designation is in effect until 2017.
This is a voluntary process that involves preparation of material by the school itself and peer review. Schools must be accredited by a national nursing body to be eligible to apply. The School was first designated a Center of Excellence in 2006.
This recognition is designed to distinguish schools that:
- Demonstrate sustained, evidence-based and substantive innovation in the selected area;
- Conduct ongoing research to document the effectiveness of such innovation;
- Set high standards for themselves; and
- Commit to continuous quality improvement.
The second designation, Creating Environments that Advance the Science of Nursing Education, is in effect until 2015. We are the first school in the history of the NLN to carry two designations.
This recognition is designed to distinguish schools that are leaders in the generation and dissemination of pedagogical research and scholarship and in the use of this work across all programs.
The Centers of Excellence Programs sets high standards and serves to truly distinguish and publicly recognize excellent schools.
Our mailing address is:
Indiana University School of Nursing
1111 Middle Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Across the State
Our presence at Indiana University’s eight campuses has helped us become a leader in urban and rural health, meeting Indiana’s need for caring, prepared nurses. To learn more about the various programs and schools, please visit any of the Indiana University School of Nursing Web sites.