Research Fund Named in Honor of Dr. Roy Aldridge
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 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. To fulfill this mission we foster collaboration with our larger community in education, research and service. 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 and health care in the Delta region and beyond.
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.
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