International Honor Society of Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau International is an honor society of nursing committed to fostering excellence, scholarship and leadership in nursing to improve health care worldwide. The Society promotes the use of nursing research in health care delivery and makes its resources available to all people and institutions interested in the latest knowledge in nursing care.

Sigma Theta Tau International was founded in 1922 and has a membership of more than 280,000 members active in more than 90 countries. It has chapters located at 503 college and university schools of nursing worldwide.

  • 44% of the Society's members are clinicians
  • 27% are administrators or supervisors
  • 21% are educators
  • 60% of its members hold master's and/or doctoral degrees

The University's Iota Omega Chapter is committed to scholarship, leadership and excellence in the nursing profession.