The curriculum for this certificate program is designed for both social work and non social work majors. It will equip practitioners in the assessment and treatment of addictions. It will equip practitioners in the assessment and treatment of addictions. The application of evidence based practice and the 12-step planned change process of recovery is the focus of the curriculum.
The goal of this program is to provide the foundation and interdisciplinary framework necessary for understanding aging processes and issues. Courses enhance the understanding and appreciation for the aging process.
The Cardiac Sonography Program is designed to produce competent and compassionate entry-level sonographers for the practice of cardiac sonography. The Healthcare track is designed for applicants who have an associate’s degree in healthcare (i.e. Sonography, Radiologic Technology, Nursing, etc.).
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
The Associate of Applied Science-Clinical Laboratory Technician degree is a two-year program which permits students to achieve the status of clinical laboratory technician (CLT).
The BS-Clinical Laboratory Scientist degree is a 4-year program which provides an understanding of the theoretical and scientific fundamentals underlying the procedures involved, which include a broad based knowledge in the principles of human biology, chemistry, analytical instrumentation, and a familiarity with the educational and managerial aspects associated with one who occupies a professional role in a wide variety of settings.
The undergraduate curriculum offers students a broad base of preparation in general education requirements, the sciences associated with communication and its disorders, anatomy and physiology, and a number of basic methods courses associated with the identification and treatment of a variety of communication disorders.
The Graduate Program in Communication Disorders meets the rigorous requirements for accreditation for speech-language pathology from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
The Coordinated Program in Dietetics provides for the achievement of knowledge and performance requirements for entry-level dietitians through integration of didactic instruction with a minimum of 1200 hours of supervised practice. The program features a 'clinical' concentration, which allows students to build upon foundation knowledge and competencies for future proficiency in the clinical area of dietetics.
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
A Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management degree is an interdisciplinary program that prepares professionals to effectively meet the demands of disaster preparedness, mitigation, planning, response and recovery.
Doctor of Physical Therapy
The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is the preferred degree by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and the American Physical Therapy Association's (APTA) and it reflects the current level of study that is required to meet the latest standards for physical therapy education.
The Master of Science in Health Science (MSHS) is a non-discipline specific, generic degree that allows practicing professionals, who are current members of the healthcare workforce, to advance their education. The MSHS degree was designed as an opportunity for career advancement for professional individuals possessing leadership skills, discipline and initiative.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Studies degree serves a three-fold purpose for students: 1) planning to seek employment in a health or health related area upon graduation; 2) desiring a bachelor’s degree following an associate’s degree in health disciplines and 3) planning a health career that requires a post-baccalaureate plan of study.
Healthcare Emergency Management
The graduate certificate in healthcare emergency management is an interdisciplinary program that prepares professionals to effectively meet the demands of disaster preparedness, mitigation, planning, response and recovery.
Health Sciences Education
he goal of this certificate is to provide the foundation framework for those seeking didactic or clinical education roles. Students will be exposed to a variety of educational theories and methodologies.
This certificate program allows those health care providers who have moved into a position of management, to understand management procedures and practices as they apply to diverse health care systems.
The Master of Science in Nursing in Nurse Anesthesia is a 28-month, 85-credit hour, full time program that prepares registered nurses for entry into nurse anesthesia practice.
Arkansas State University offers a traditional BSN option for students with no prior nursing experience, a second Bachelor's degree accelerated option; a LPN-to-BSN option for those who have completed an accredited LPN program and hold a valid LPN license; and the RN-to-BSN option for those who have successfully completed an accredited associate program or diploma program and hold a valid RN license.
The MSN prepares nurses with the complex practice skills and theoretical knowledge necessary for roles in advanced nursing and leadership in the contemporary health care system.
Doctor of Nursing Practice
The D.N.P. prepares nursing leaders for the highest level of clinical nursing practice beyond the initial and master’s preparation in the discipline.
Occupational Therapy Assistant
The occupational therapy assistant program is an associate level program that results in the awarding of the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. The program is designed to prepare a generalist occupational therapy assistant and foster lifelong learning and development.
Physical Therapist Assistant
The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program at ASU is an associate-level program. The PTA assists the Physical Therapist in patient evaluation and assessment activities, implements treatment programs according to a plan of care, trains patients in exercises and activities of daily living, conducts treatments using special equipment, administers modalities and other treatment procedures, and reports to the PT on patients’ responses to treatment.
The Radiologic Sciences Programs are administered by the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. The program is designed to produce Radiologic Science professionals who are clinically competent, advanced level radiologic sciences practitioners. The program is a "1 plus 1" model, meaning all students begin their junior year in radiography, then choose one of seven "tracks" for their senior year.
Bachelors level social workers work with a variety of clients in many settings. The skills learned in
the curriculum include interviewing skills, assessment skills, and intervention skills. The BSW qualifies
the student to sit for the state exam at the Licensed Social Worker level.
This MSW offers one concentration which is rural based clinical social work practice. Students learn the fundamental knowledge, skills, and ethics that guide social work practice and the populations traditionally served by the profession.