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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

Clinical Instructor's Seminar

Information from the seminar on Feb 21, 2014 at the Fowler Center.

Download the “What All Healthcare Professionals Should Know About Risk Management”  slides.

Download the “Healthcare Compliance Issues from Administration to Point of Care” slides.

An Evening with Bob Hope - benefiting the A-State Beck PRIDE Center for America’s Wounded Veterans

Tuesday, Sept 16,  7:00 p.m. Riceland Hall in the A-State Fowler Center

Ticket Price:  $20

Tickets can be purchased at the A-State  Box Office in the lower red entrance of the Convocation Center or online at http://www.astate.edu/tickets.
Get more information about the event.

Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS)

September 26, 2014
For more information, call 870-680-8286.

Advanced Disaster Life Support (ADLS)

October 10 - 11
For more information, call 870-680-8286.

Health Disparities Conference - 
Improving Health  Outcomes Across the Lifespan from Infants to Elder Care

November 12, 2014, third floor of the Carl Reng Student Union

Download the call for proposals.

Health In Our Hands - University Wellness Newsletter

Health In Our Hands

Mar 2014 - Multiple Sclerosis

Feb 2014 - Raynaud's Disease

Jan 2014 - Endometriosis


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