College of Nursing & Speech-Language Pathology
Welcome to the Mississippi University for Women College of Nursing and Speech-Language Pathology website.
The College offers outstanding educational programs designed to meet the diverse lifestyles and demands of today’s student. We have three distinguished nursing programs of study leading to an Associate, Baccalaureate, Master of Science in Nursing, or Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. Graduates of all three programs possess the knowledge, skills, leadership ability, and clinical expertise to excel in the profession of nursing.
Student advancement through each program provides opportunities for development of lasting friendships and support networks. Marketability of graduates is increased through preceptorship and externship experiences which are part of the curriculum in each undergraduate program. The College of Nursing was founded in 1971 and has produced over 3,000 graduates who have successfully moved into the nursing workforce in Mississippi and in other parts of the United States and world.
The College of Speech-Language Pathology offers a pre-professional bachelor's degree and a professional entry-level master's degree. The undergraduate program is among the most academically rigorous on campus and has a notable reputation for preparing quality graduates with a solid foundation for graduate school. The graduate program has a distinguished reputation and prepares students for employment in any professional setting. Students participate in "hands-on" learning through clinical experiences in the MUW Speech and Hearing Center, public schools, hospitals, long-term care facilities, etc. Graduate students are provided the opportunity to be involved in cooperative faculty-student research studies with presentations at state and national professional conferences.
Excellent faculty, personalized attention, and a commitment to excellence have contributed to the distinguished reputation of all programs within the College. Please take time to look through our website to learn more about our undergraduate and graduate nursing programs as well as the other opportunities available at Mississippi University for Women.
Dr. Sheila V. AdamsDeanMUW College of Nursing & Speech-Language Pathology
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439