Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing

About The Department of Nursing

Message from the Chair

Since 1987 the Department of Nursing has helped meet the educational goals of hundreds of nurses. Whether you are interested in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion program or if you are an LPN seeking your Associate of Science Degree, Park University provides learners with the technology and faculty expertise to meet your educational and professional goals. As a world leader in offering flexible course scheduling and online learning, we also understand the demands of working as a nurse, attending school, managing family life, we pledge our support to help you succeed. 

Please feel free to contact us with your questions. We appreciate your interest in Park University and look forward to hearing from you. 

Gerry Walker, DHEd, MSN, RN
Chair, Department of Nursing

Vision Statement

The vision of the Park University Department of Nursing is to be nationally recognized for its academic excellence and sound curriculum design within which qualified students can pursue their professional goals.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Park University Department of Nursing is to provide program participants with the opportunity to study nursing in an academically sound program using innovative educational strategies which will prepare them to think critically and to communicate effectively in helping meet the health care needs of society.