Doctor of Nursing Practitioner


  • Mission Statment

    The Weber State University’s Annie Taylor Dee School of Nursing (SON) SON Mission & Vision is part of the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions (DCHP) DCHP Mission & Vision. The SON’s mission and governance are consistent with those of WSU Mission and Vision and the DCHP. This is monitored by the SON Administrative Council as an ongoing process at the annual leadership retreat in May 2021. The Administrative Council also monitors the effectiveness of the SON organizational structure based on experiences and informal feedback from faculty and administrators. Clear relationships are present between components of the SON, DCHP administration, and support units of Weber State University.

    Mission Statements

    Weber State University provides associate, baccalaureate and master degree programs in liberal arts, sciences, technical and professional fields. Encouraging freedom of expression and valuing diversity, the university provides excellent educational experiences for students through extensive personal contact among faculty, staff and students in and out of the classroom.
    Through academic programs, research, artistic expression, public service and community-based learning, the university serves as an educational, cultural and economic leader for the region.

    The Dumke College of Health Professions provides excellence in: education for our students, support for our faculty, resources for our healthcare partners, and partnerships with our local and global communities.

    The mission of the Anne Taylor Dee School of Nursing is to prepare exceptional nursing professionals with the ability to care and advocate for the evolving needs of diverse individuals, families, and society. We collaborate with our partners to provide an education that values equity, diversity, inclusivity, and community-centered health promotion.

    • Social Justice
    • Innovation
    • Evidence- Based Practice
    • Community Engagement
    • Interprofessional Engagement
    • Professionalism


    The key factor in all three entities is quality of student learning and excellence in education.


    Vision Statements
    Our vision and values describe the university we aspire to be. The vision extends from our traditions and institutional authority and is our proclamation of how we intend to achieve greatness among universities. The core values set a standard for personal and interpersonal behaviors that shape the culture of Weber State.

    The Dumke College of Health Professions will be the premier healthcare college for students, faculty, staff, and community by meeting their evolving needs through traditional and innovative methods.

    The vision of the SON is to educate and prepare distinguished nursing professionals who are recognized for excellence and passionately engaged in the profession of nursing.

    All three entities focus on excellence in education and meeting the needs of students, faculty, and community. The Core Values of Learning, Access, and Community are congruent throughout.