Graduate School of Nursing

Who we are

Clinical Nursing major is offered at the Health and Welfare Graduate School at SU. The ultimate goal of nursing is the wellbeing at all levels of human existence: physical, social, psychological, and spiritual. The program enables students to cope with the changing times and environment in their professional pursuits as well as to realize a student’s full potential. The Health and Welfare Graduate School produces graduates with knowledge and skill levels tantamount to that of senior nursing practitioner, educators, managers, and researchers who contribute to the public health by exploring and using advanced nursing theory and practical knowledge.

Educational Philosophy

As an educational institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, SU’s mission rests on cultivating holistic intellectuals with a healthy mind, body, and spirit. The goal is to help students lead meaningful lives, first, as happy individuals and, second, as people who make a difference in the world for fellow mankind and nature through love and truth. Ultimately, the mission is to impart God’s love that all may taste of the everlasting life freely given through Jesus Christ.

Educational Mission

Based on the educational philosophy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, we will provide a holistic Christian education that will bring about the harmonious development of intelligence, spirituality, and the body. Our aim is to produce professionals who are ready to cope with the fast-changing information age. These graduates, with respect for all life and a spirit of peace, will lead a rewarding life that contributes to the good of the nation and community. The purpose of this program is to nurture competent Christian leaders and professionals who are able to cope with the fast-changing information age in the global village.

Educational Goals

  • To cultivate leaders who explore Bible-based truths, uplift and practice Christian faith.
  • To cultivate creative professionals who acquire knowledge and apply it through critical analysis and discovery.
  • To train pioneers able to lead in the globalization and information age with international insight
  • To nurture holistic professionals with a harmonious constitution of mind, body, and spirit, who respect life and love peace
  • To nurture volunteers who contribute to the development of the nation and the world, pursue the common good of humankind, and practice social justice


  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Clinical Nursing
Last modified date : 2018.10.01