Celebrate 50 Years
College of Health and Human Services

Department of Nursing

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Nursing combines the art of compassion with the science of healthcare. With the demand for qualified nurses greater than ever, those entering this field must be well educated, adaptable, technology-enabled, and act as patient advocates. IPFW’s nursing programs provide excellent preparation for this exciting, challenging profession.

IPFW nursing offers real-world experience, training, and state-of-the art technology. Faculty in the Department of Nursing are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service learning. The curriculum is innovative and evolving. The classes are affordable, flexible, and individualized.

Please browse our information and let us know how we can further assist you. For additional information, you may call the Department of Nursing at 260-481-5782 to schedule an advising appointment.

Make an appointment with the Director of Graduate Programs to learn more about our Graduate Programs at 260-481-5782. 

Nursing Highlights

The IPFW office of Research, Engagement, and Sponsored Programs (RESP) has determined that the Department of Nursing will be the 2014-2015 recipient of the University Engagement Award given to an IPFW department each year.  Along with Nursing, Mathew 25 will also receive an award as our community partner for its tremendous benefit to Fort Wayne and for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources to our nursing students and the larger community.


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Dr. Lee-Ellen Kirkhorn
Department Chair.

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Department of Nursing
College of Health and Human Services

2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Liberal Arts Bldg. Room 345
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
Phone: 260-481-6816