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 2016-2017 Student Handbook

Alcorn State University School of Nursing Undergraduate Information Packet 2016-2017



Who Will Wear the CROWN for Miss Associate Nursing,

 Miss Baccalaureate Nursing, and Miss Graduate Nursing?


Attention all School of Nursing Students

We are now accepting applications for student representation on the ASU Homecoming Royal Court.

Completed applications are due by 11:59 PM on

Friday,  September 30, 2016.

The slate will be prepared and go out on Sunday, October 2, 2016.

Voting will take place on Thursday, October 6, 2016

from 12 AM – 12 PM electronically.

Application Checklist:

  • Application (please type directly into application it is a form)
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts
  • Copy of faculty letter of recommendation
  • JPEG headshot photo (no selfie) 

Please submit all require documents - All documents must be received by 11:59 PM on September 30, 2016. Incomplete applications will automatically disqualify you for the slate.

 2016 Application for School of Nursing Homecoming Royal Court

Criteria for Representing the School of Nursing Homecoming Royal Court 



Mon Oct 03

Mid-Semester Examinations

Thru: Friday, October 7, 2016
Mon Oct 10

Posting of Grades Due in the Registrar Office by 12:00 Noon

Thu Oct 27

Honors Day Convocation (10:00 a.m.)