The Nursing and Allied Health programs have been identified as Areas of Excellence at Nicholls State University.

The Nursing Department has established an excellent reputation for:

  • Over 90 percent pass rate on the National R.N. Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)
  • Highest percentile in student satisfaction rating on senior exit and alumni one- and five- year surveys
  • Highest percentile in satisfaction with employers of alumni
  • Ongoing partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
  • Large, quality R.N. to B.S.N. Articulation
  • Excellent and extensive facilities for student clinical experience
  • Long record of providing the region with nurses, allied health professionals and continuing education opportunities
  • Active student nurse organization
  • Recipient of approximately $2 million in grants over the last eight years

Information on the Nursing faculty:

  • Faculty members hold certifications in various specialty areas, such as gerontological nursing, critical care nursing, perioperative nursing, mental health nursing and others
  • Online course development for R.N. to B.S.N. track

For more information on these programs, please visit the Nursing and Allied Health Sciences web pages.