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 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.

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 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.

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.

 

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT OUTCOME DATA

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Alcorn State University School of Nursing 2016-2017 Student Handbook

Alcorn State University School of Nursing Undergraduate Information Packet 2016

ASU Admission Criteria and Requirements for the Associate of Science in Nursing

ASU Admission Criteria and Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

Core Performance Standards for Admission and Progression 

 



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Events

Tue Jan 17

Drop/Add (Without Penalty)

Tue Jan 17

Last Day for all Registration/Adding Classes

Tue Jan 17

Remission of Fee Forms Due in the Business Office

Thu Jan 19

Drop/Add With Penalty

Fri Jan 27

Last Day for Submitting Application for Degree to Graduate Office - Graduate Students (May Graduation)

Fri Jan 27

Last Day for Submitting Application for Degree to Registrar's Office - Undergraduates (May Graduation)

Tue Jan 31

Last Day to Drop a Course Without a Grade

Wed Feb 01

Grades of WP/WF in Effect

Fri Feb 10

Classes Removed for Non-Payment of Fees