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College of Nursing & Health Professions
The mission of the College of Nursing and Health Professions is to provide quality education to students, graduates and health care providers in a variety of health disciplines. Recognizing its unique position in the lower Mississippi Delta region, the College provides educational programs that are designed to promote lifelong learning based on the expressed needs of its varied constituencies. The College assesses the attainment of this mission in terms of the contributions its graduates make to health care in the Delta region and beyond.
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.
The 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.
Certification and Employment Rates
FNP Graduates 100% Employment
Certification Rate 80% (3-year average)
CNS Graduates 100% Employment
Certification Rates 85% (3-year average)
6th Annual PTA Alumni Day
October 15, 2016, Reynolds Bldg, Room 222
-Free CEUs (4 hrs)
-20th Anniversary Celebration of the PTA Program
-Participation in PT Day of Caring
-Recognition of Distinguished Alumni-Homecoming Tailgate
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sponsored by AGEC
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 8:00 am - 9:00 am.
Sponsored by AGEC
Fourth Annual Health Disparities Conference - “Bridging the Gap between Health Disparities in
Friday, Nov 4, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2017 Billy Joe and Betty Ann Emerson Grief Seminar - “Disenfranchised Grief in the 21st Century: New Problems, New Strategies.”
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, A-State Fowler Center