Message from the Dean

 

Message from the Dean

Sandra C. Brown, DNS, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAANP, FAAN
Dean and Professor
College of Nursing and Allied Health

 

Welcome to the College of Nursing and Allied Health (CNAH).  Among its units are the School of Nursing, Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Department of Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Studies, Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, and the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.

The School of Nursing was established in 1986 and is one of the top producers of undergraduate and graduate degrees awarded in nursing to African Americans in the U.S. The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is one of the first programs offered at a Historically Black College and University whose mission is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds to become licensed, certified speech/language pathologists. The Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies is structured to prepare students for effective and efficient rehabilitation services and counseling to persons with varying disabilities, while addressing multicultural issues. The Department of Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Studies has produced many recreational therapists since the 1970's who use recreation and other activities as treatment interventions to improve the functional living competence of persons with mental, emotional, and/or social disabilities.  The Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program trains competent, culturally aware, ethically prospective counselors who will provide exceptional mental health services in both public and private settings to meet the needs of increasingly diverse communities.

 

The College of Nursing and Allied Health offers the following degree programs:

School of Nursing:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology:

  • Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology and Audiology 
  • Post-Bachelor's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology 

Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies:

  • Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services
  • Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling

Department of Counseling (Clinical Mental Health Counseling):

  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Department of Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Studies:

  • Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation

 

The College of Nursing and Allied Health is prepared to offer you a rewarding educational experience! Take a moment to explore our website and learn more about our exceptional programs and our state-of-the-art facilities.  Discover the exciting opportunities that await you as a student of the CNAH, and most importantly, as a member of the Jaguar Nation!

For more information about our programs, contact the College of Nursing and Allied Health at 225-771-3266.

 

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