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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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Master of Science in Nursing
Offered By: College of Nursing and Health Professions
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Application Deadline: Adult Health Option: Spring Term Deadline is October 15; Fall Term Deadline is April 15 Family Nurse Practitioner Option: Fall Term Admission Only, Application Deadline is February 1st


  • Adult Health: Nurse Educator


    Adult Health:  Nurse Educator

    Adult Health/Nurse Educators are prepared in curriculum development, teaching/learning strategies and measurement/evaluation in education.  The AH/Nurse Educator option requires 45 credit hours, 420 clinical clock hours, which includes completion of a nursing education practicum.

    The majority of core and support courses are offered online (internet) with periodic on-campus class meetings during each semester.

    The Adult Health program of study must be completed with six years.  All students in the Adult Health Program are required to complete a professional paper in NURS 6763 Applied Clinical Research and Role Seminar with comprehensive examinations or may choose to complete a supervised research experience in NURS 6893 Thesis Option.

    Students must meet all graduate school requirements including passing a comprehensive exam.