About the School of Nursing & Allied Health

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The philosophical tenets of the School of Nursing and Allied Health have grown out of those that pervade the University.  The School fosters the general purpose of the University, which is teaching, research, and service.  Furthermore, the School prepares health care leaders who will meet the criteria for ethical and legal practice in their respective fields.  The faculty accepts the responsibility for selecting students in each program, providing guidance, and maintaining an environment which promote intellectual curiosity, creativity, critical thinking and analytical skills, thus fostering the maximum personal and professional development of each individual.

PROGRAMS

The School of Nursing and Allied Health offers undergraduate programs leading to baccalaureate degrees in Nursing and Medical Technology and an entry level Master’s in Occupational Therapy.  These programs are designed for students who wish to pursue a career in nursing or the allied health professions.  All professional disciplines are accredited by their national accrediting agencies.

To qualify for entry into the above professional programs in the School of Nursing and Allied Health, pre-professional courses are required.  Each program admits pre-professional and transfer students based upon available clinical facilities and the academic records of the student.