Welcome to Arkansas State University!

College of Nursing
& Health Professions

nursing building

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

Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony

October 4, Room 222, Donald W. Reynolds Center

Read the press release.

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.

Download the event flier.

To register: http://www.astate.edu/college/conhp/departments/social-work/delta-health/.

Upcoming CEU Opportunities:

“A Compassionate Imperative: The Status of Palliative Care in Arkansas” 

October 14, 2014 from 12:00 pm – 1:00pm

Behavioral Issues and Alzheimer’s Disease

October 17, 2014 from Noon to 1:15

When is Enough Too Much?  (Treating and Over Treating our Elders)

 November 03, 2014 from 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Co-Morbidities and Alzheimer’s Disease

November 14, 2014 from Noon to 1:00

Exercise and Dementia 

December 05, 2014 from Noon to 1:00

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