Welcome to the website of the College of Nursing and Allied Health at Nicholls State University, and thank you for considering us in pursuit of your career goals.  The faculty, staff, and leaders in our college are dedicated and committed to preparing the next generation of excellent nurses, dieticians, speech therapists, audiologists, athletic trainers and other allied health professionals.   Our faculty have impressive clinical backgrounds, commitment to sharing the latest advances in their profession and a deep respect for students, demonstrated by embracing the college’s core values for civic responsibility, diversity, excellence, integrity, leadership, respectfulness, responsibility, caring, professionalism, and safety.  The faculty offer concept-based curricula programs of study, while maintaining a personal touch with students.  We work diligently to provide our students with quality didactic and clinical experiences within the classroom, university laboratories, and in the community.

The College of Nursing and Allied Health is the “educational provider” for two academic departments: Nursing and Allied Health Sciences.  Both departments offer undergraduate baccalaureate programs.  The Department of Nursing also offers a graduate nursing program with several concentrations.  The college has one support program:  the Continuing Nursing Education Program that provides continuing nursing education to meet re-licensure requirements for registered nurses.  Our curricula and support programs are nationally recognized through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy in Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.

Your education at Nicholls will be personalized and rewarding, and will occur in a learning environment that is exciting, culturally rich and nurturing.  You will find that the College of Nursing and Allied Health exemplifies people creating possibilities for your successful future in your chosen health care profession.

We do hope you choose Nicholls in pursuit of your professional career goals and wish you success in your educational journey at Nicholls.  Enjoy visiting our website.

Sue Westbrook, DNS, MA, RN
Dean and Professor
College of Nursing and Allied Health