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The School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership curriculum emphasizes and fosters the integration of teaching, inquiry, and service among a community of diverse students. Partnerships with the community provide learning environments in which students build upon their skills and knowledge to strengthen their understanding of local, national, and global health issues.




Winter Quarter 2020 Info Sessions!



Every Wednesday

Jan. 8 through Mar. 11

1 - 3 p.m.

McDonald Smith (MDS) 302

UW Tacoma campus

Healthcare Leadership

Every Thursday

Jan. 9 through Mar. 12

1 - 3 p.m.

Cherry Parkes (CP) 105*

UW Tacoma campus

*Jan. 16 and Jan. 30 sessions held in MDS 302

To request disability accommodation, including American Sign Language interpretation, contact the Disability Resources for Students office at 253-692-4508, or submit a request at, preferably at least 10 days in advance of the event. 

News Articles

Tacoma Rising

W flag viewed through UW Tacoma campus signage
January 17, 2020
In South Sound Business' January cover story, Dr. Ali Modarres warns that Tacoma has a bright future, but that we must plan for the future with care.
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Service With a Smile

Vincent Da, Healthcare Leadership and ASUWT 2019-20 President
January 3, 2020
For ASUWT President Vincent Da, playing table tennis and serving in student government require similar skills: quick reflexes, mental acuity and a pow...
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The Best Stories of 2019

Best of UW Tacoma 2019
December 23, 2019
The best stories coming out of UW Tacoma are all about our students! Here's a baker's dozen of stories about students making their impact in the world...
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Sharon Gavin Fought,
RN, Ph.D. ~ Director

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