The College of Nursing & Health Professions is made up of schools, departments, and programs.
Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical laboratory scientists are academically prepared to perform a variety of analyses which aid the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
A speech-language pathologist is a skilled professional that provides a variety of prevention, evaluation, and intervention services to individuals who are at-risk for or are exhibiting symptoms of speech, language, and/or swallowing disorders.
Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences
Medical imaging professionals facilitate patient diagnosis and management through the creation of medical images using X-rays, ultrasound and magnetic resonance. They play a pivotal role in selecting and implementing the most appropriate examination protocols which will answer the clinical question.
Physical therapists are highly-educated, licensed health care professionals who can help patients reduce pain and improve or restore mobility - in many cases without expensive surgery and often reducing the need for long-term use of prescription medications and their side effects.
There are two main types of social workers: direct-service social workers, who help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives, and clinical social workers, who diagnose and treat mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.
The mission of the Master of Athletic Training (MAT) Program at Arkansas State University is to educate athletic training professionals to deliver patient-centered care as members of an interdisciplinary team emphasizing evidence-based practice, and to enhance and enrich the quality of life of all individuals and communities in the Mississippi Delta region who encounter A-State Athletic Training faculty, staff and alumni.
Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management
The MS Degree in Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management is an interdisciplinary program that prepares professionals to effectively meet the demands of disaster preparedness, mitigation, planning, response, and recovery.
Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Registered dietitians are considered food and nutrition experts. They work in a wide variety of settings, including healthcare facilities, food & nutrition-related business, sports nutrition & wellness programs, community & public health, education, research areas and private practice.