College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines
The UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines (CNPD) offers undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students in nursing, social work, and nutrition and dietetics.
CNPD Student Organizations
Our students are empowered to make a difference. Join a student organization and you'll positively impact your career, community and college experience.
Learn more about social work as a profession, while providing service to your community.
Interested in nutrition and its affects on the human body? Join our open forum and earn service hours.
Get introduced to Nursing as a profession and participate in social and community service events.
Be a leader by promoting awareness of student concerns and supporting Nursing activities.
Our Passion Fuels Progress
UND and the College Nursing & Professional Disciplines launched new Strategic Plans for 2018–2022. The plans illustrate the direction to sustain excellence in the ever-changing world of health, human services and higher education.
Planning and Culture
- Maintain financial viability of all CNPD programs.
- Continue to implement methods to improve communications between administration, faculty and staff.
- Recruit and retain quality faculty.
- Appoint mentors to coach new and junior faculty as needed.
- Promote interaction and communication with students.
- Create a culture of connectedness and collaboration through interprofessional education.
- Continue rural health focus.
- Ensure programmatic assessment processes systematically and reliably measure for program effectiveness.
- Establish a focused research agenda for under-served groups in the Northern Plains Region.
- Promote innovative rural development based products and/or services created as a result of, or informed by, CNPD research or scholarship.
- Provide a comprehensive suite of high quality services in support of the research and scholarly activities of CNPD.
- Strive to increase enrollment and retention of diverse students.
- Partner with clinical/internship agencies that promote student growth and development.
- Recruit and retain diverse faculty.
- Increase engagement and involvement of stakeholders of CNPD, including but not limited to legislative, regional and local partners.
The mission of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines is to prepare future leaders, to advance human well-being and improve quality of life for diverse populations, with an emphasis on rural communities in North Dakota, the region and beyond, through the provision of high-quality innovative interprofessional education, research and service.