Academics

Cora S. Balmat School of Nursing


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Located at Alcorn State University’s Natchez Campus, the School of Nursing has a proud tradition of graduating caring, professional nurses who make a difference in their communities, and beyond. As an Alcorn student, you’ll learn that nursing is both an art and a science. You’ll combine practical, fact-based knowledge and skills with the ability to care for all aspects of a client's physical, social, and psychological.

The School of Nursing offers program for every student level. Our associate degree program prepares you to become a registered nurse, and bachelor’s degree programs are available both for current nurses and for those new to nursing. Our master’s degree and post-master’s certificate programs focus on the fields of nurse practitioner and nurse educator.

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Mission

Through teaching, scholarship, and service, the School of Nursing provides comprehensive nursing programs that prepare nurses with the capacity to advance the health and well-being of diverse populations.  From an undergraduate perspective, study is designed to prepare nurses with awareness for intellectual inquiry for entry-level practice.  Graduate study is designed to prepare scholarly nurse specialists with the capacity to assume advanced nursing roles in practice, teaching and research.

By fostering a culture of excellence, innovation and intellectual rigor faculty, staff, and students embrace the core values of holism, integrity, professionalism, diversity, accountability, competence, and leadership in the transformation of the healthcare landscape.  Through collaboration and a process of engagement, faculty, staff, and students within the School of Nursing serve the university, the community, practice environments, and the nursing profession.  Scholarly activities address vulnerable and underserved populations; health promotion, maintenance and restoration; and nursing education.

VISION

The vision of the School of Nursing is to achieve national prominence as a leader of excellence in nursing education, nursing practice, and nursing research.

VALUES

 Holism, integrity, professionalism, diversity, accountability, competence, leadership, service, and collaboration.



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Events

Mon May 25

Memorial Day

Tue May 26

Registration on Main Campus - Graduate and Undergraduate

Tue May 26

Residence Halls Open for Summer I

Wed May 27

Summer I Classes Begin

Thu May 28

Cancellation of Classes Due to Low Enrollment

Fri May 29

Last Day for Payment of Fees (5:00 p.m.)

Fri May 29

Last Day for Submission of Remission of Fee form (5:00 p.m.)

Fri May 29

Last Day for Summer I Registration

Fri May 29

Last Day to Add a Class

Thu Jun 04

Faculty Report for Non-Attendance - UW (Unofficial Withdrawal)