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College of Nursing
& Health Professions

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With healthcare as one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, our graduates have an unmatched opportunity to make a difference in other people’s lives and to be the driving force behind their own careers.

Graduates in high demand

Each of our degree programs have a moderate to very high market demand which generates much student interest. The college is clinically affiliated with over 500 health facilities across the region including hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, public schools, outpatient facilities, sports health agencies, extended care facilities, private practice clinics, industrial settings, wellness clinics, health maintenance organizations and government agencies

All of our programs have specific admission criteria for entry, are nationally accredited, and contain both classroom and clinical course work as requirements for the degree.

Why Choose Nursing & Health Professions?

ASU StudentThe College of Nursing & Health Professions prepares you for an emotionally fulfilling and rewarding career. Our graduates are highly sought after, have some of the highest starting salaries, and a flexible work schedule.

Download descriptions of major health/medical fields open to pre-professional students.

Certification and Employment Rates

FNP Graduates 100% Employment

Certification Rate  80% (3-year average)

CNS Graduates  100% Employment

Certification Rates  85%  (3-year average)

Upcoming Events

Closed for Thanksgiving
November 27-28, 2014

December 13, 10-12

Closed for Winter Break
December 22, 2014 through Jan 1, 2015

Classes begin for Spring 2015 Semester
Jan 12, 2015

Upcoming CEU Opportunities:

Co-Morbidities and Alzheimer’s Disease

November 14, 2014 from Noon to 1:00

Exercise and Dementia 

December 05, 2014 from Noon to 1:00

Clinical Instructor's Seminar

February 24, 2015 form 9 to noon
ASU Fowler Center

Health In Our Hands - University Wellness Newsletter

Health In Our Hands

Nov 2014 - Ebola Virus Disease

Oct 2014 - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sept 2014 - Lewy Body Dementia


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