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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

Closed for Winter Break

December 22, 2014 through Jan 1, 2015

Classes begin for Spring 2015 semester

Jan 12, 2015

Disaster Preparedness for Small Business

Jan. 30, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce

Upcoming CEU Opportunities

Building Blocks for Better Care of Alzheimer’s Disease, Block IV: Alzheimer ’s Disease and HIPPA

January 30, 2015

Building Blocks for Better Care of Alzheimer's Disease, Block V:  Nutritional Factors in Alzheimer's Disease Prevention

February 20, 2015

Clinical Instructor's Seminar

February 24, 2015 form 9 to noon
ASU Fowler Center

Billy Joe Emerson Grief Seminar

May 19, 2015
ASU Fowler Center

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