College of Nursing & Speech-Language Pathology
The Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post Graduate APRN Certificate Programs at Mississippi University for Women are scheduled for an accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) September 2 – 4, 2015. As a part of that evaluation and accreditation process, we are notifying our majoring constituents that written and signed third-party comments on the nursing programs will be accepted by CCNE until 21 days before the scheduled on-site evaluation (August 12, 2015). If you wish to provide written input to CCNE, it should be sent directly to them at the following address:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
The College offers the following degree programs: Associate of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing or in Speech-Language Pathology, Master's of Science in Nursing or Speech Language Pathology, and Doctor of Nursing Practice. Programs within the college produce outstanding graduates who have historically achieved high pass rates on national exams, licensure exams and certification exams.
All nursing programs are nationally accredited by either the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (Associate of Science in Nursing) or by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (Bachelor and Master's in Nursing). Students and graduates have received numerous local, state and national awards and recognitions including the National Spirit of Nursing Award, the National Pfizer Advanced Nurse Practitioner Award for exceptional contributions to health care, and the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Educator Award.
The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Program is nationally accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The graduate program has a distinguished reputation and prepares individuals to work in any setting where speech-language pathologists are employed. Graduate have enjoyed a 100% employment rate as well as high pass rates on the national exams.
The purpose of the Doctor of Nursing Practice is to prepare a family nurse practitioner who is a leader in the promotion and maintenance of health and the improvement of health care outcomes across practice settings at the local, state, national and global levels.
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If you are a registered nurse who is interested in a baccalaureate program in nursing, Mississippi University for Women's College of Nursing & Speech-Language Pathology has an Advanced Placement Option that is designed just for you.
Speech-language pathologists specialize in the screening, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human communication disorders. They work in a variety of professional settings, such as public and private schools, hospitals, universities, nursing homes, other health care facilities, and in private practice.
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