About the School of Nursing

As a partner in shaping healthcare for Alaska, the University of Alaska Anchorage's School of Nursing (SON) prepares students for current and future roles in local, state, national, and worldwide arenas. To learn more about SON, please explore the links under the ABOUT menu on this page.


The purpose of the School of Nursing is to promote the health and well-being of people and communities by fostering excellence and innovation in nursing education, research and healthcare.


The vision of the School of Nursing is to be a leader in the transformation of nursing in Alaska dedicated to improving local and global health outcomes.

Core Values

  • Excellence – We strive for the best, to continually improve ourselves and our endeavors.
  • Respect – We treat each person in a manner that recognizes their intrinsic value as a human being
  • Integrity – We demonstrate unwavering honesty and decency.
  • Caring – We display kindness and concern for all, especially for those in need
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