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School of Nursing

Located at Alcorn State University, Natchez Campus, the Cora S Balmat School of Nursing has a proud tradition of graduating competent, caring, professional nurses who make a difference in their communities and beyond. The School of Nursing was founded in 1977, and has produced hundreds of entry-level and advanced practice nurses who are employed in a variety of health-care settings. The School of Nursing provides a state-of-the art learning environment that will enable students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide safe, effective, client-centered care.

The School of Nursing is organized into two academic programs; Undergraduate and Graduate. The Undergraduate Programs consist of the Associate of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The Graduate Program consists of the Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice. All undergraduate and the Master of Science in Nursing programs are accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

3343 Peachtree Rd., NE, Suite #850

Atlanta, GA 30326

Telephone: 1-404-975-5000

www.acennursing.org

State of Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning

3825 Ridgewood Road

Jackson, MS 39211-6453

Telephone: 601-432-6486

http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/nursing


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Mission

Through teaching, scholarship, and service, the mission of the School of Nursing is to provide undergraduate and graduate nursing programs that are committed to excellence in the education and preparation of clinically competent, caring, nursing professionals.

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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