Department of Nursing

Nursing Mission, Vision, and Values

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Carol Sternberger

Ph.D., RN, CNE
Interim Chair of Nursing,
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs, and
Director of Graduate Studies at IPFW
E-mail: sternber@ipfw.edu
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Leading change. Advancing Health. That’s IPFW Nursing. IPFW students are innovators, and they lead and participate in interdisciplinary practice teams. IPFW nurses think globally and act locally. Our outstanding program prepares nurses for practice at the cutting edge. IPFW Nursing graduates take on leadership roles and make a difference in the world. Our graduates are ready to meet the growing demands of health care with a depth of knowledge and mastery of skills that distinguish them from their peers.

Nationally accredited Bachelor’s and Master’s Nursing programs address industry's need for nurses prepared to provide expert care that is high quality and cost-efficient.

Flexible Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program helps working nurses advance in their careers through online or hybrid course offerings.

Doctor of Nursing Practice prepares Nurse Practitioner and Master of Science (with a concentration in Nursing) graduates to assume leadership roles as DNPs in a variety of practice settings.

Community partnerships provide rich and rewarding clinical experiences for students at all program levels.

Focus on evidence-based and transdisciplinary practice helps graduates deliver safe and effective care.

Welcome to our Nursing Department website. Your future in nursing is here!


The IPFW Baccalaureate and Master of Science with a major in Nursing programs are accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing Health Profession Bureau and the Commission On Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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