The Department of Allied Health Sciences is an interdisciplinary group of educational programs offering opportunities from entry-level undergraduate education to advanced educational and clinical practice options for health care professionals.The department uses innovative on-campus and online components to achieve its mission of preparing professionals for today’s health care market.

Allied health refers to occupations that support, aid and increase the efficiency of physicians, dentists or primary clinical specialists.

We invite you to become a member of our allied health family at Nicholls State University where you will learn, live and become a leader in Health Care!


To be recognized as an innovative leader in the educational preparation of allied health care professionals.


The mission of the Department of Allied Health Sciences is to prepare students to contribute to a global society and a diverse workforce as productive, responsible, and engaged citizens, and as well-educated allied health professionals to meet the healthcare needs of the Bayou Region and beyond.