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College of Nursing
& Health Professions

nursing building

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

Oncology Update for Primary Care

April 7, 14, 21 and 28, Noon to 1

Clinical Instructor's Seminar

April 24, 2015 form 9 to noon
ASU Fowler Center

Update on Communication Disabilities in Aging:  Hearing, Speaking and Being Understood

Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 11 a.m. to noon
Reynolds Building, Room 203

Nutritional Factors in Alzheimer's Disease Prevention

Friday, May 1, 2015 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Reynolds Conference Room (room 203)

Update on Communication Disabilities in Aging Hearing, Speaking, and Being Understood

May 7, 205 from 11 am to 1 pm
Nursing and Health Professions bldg, room 602


May 15, 2015, Noon - 2 p.m.
Reynolds Bldg, room 203

2015 Billy Joe and Betty Ann Emerson Grief Seminar

May 19, 2015
ASU Fowler Center


June 2 & 9, 2015, Noon to 1 p.m.
Reynolds Bldg, room 203

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