Cora S. Balmat School of Nursing


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 programs for every student level. Our associate degree program prepares one to become a registered nurse, and the bachelor 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.



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 an awareness for intellectual inquiry central to 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.


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.


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



Alcorn State University School of Nursing 2015-2016 Student Handbook

Alcorn State University School of Nursing 2015-2016 Emergency Procedures Handbook

ADDENDUM to the SON Undergraduate Student Handbook 2015- 2016 

Alcorn State University School of Nursing Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 



Mon May 02

Final Examinations for Undergraduate Students

Thru: Friday, May 6, 2016
Fri May 06

Semester Ends

Sat May 07

Commencement 2016

Location: Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
Sat May 07

Residence Halls Close

Mon May 09

Posting of Grades Due in the Registrar's Office (12:00 noon)

Mon May 16

ACT Residual (8:30 a.m.)

Thru: Friday, May 20, 2016
Mon May 16

Placement Test (Over 21 - 8:30 a.m.)

Thru: Friday, May 20, 2016
Thu May 19

Registration at Vicksburg

3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Fri May 20

Registration at Natchez (9:30 a.m.)

Mon May 23

Registration on Main Campus - Graduate and Undergraduate