Delta State University
Highway 8 West
Cleveland, Mississippi 38733
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Nursing Programs OfferedBSN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
Students applying to this program are Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma prepared registered nurses with a current RN license. Graduates of this program are prepared to obtain or maintain a management position and seek advanced study.
-Students enroll in the program during the summer term
-Complete Nursing Courses in 12 months
-Flexible and Part-Time course scheduling available
-Clinical Experiences: Students contract for individual clinical sites and BSN clinical preceptor(s)
-Student advisement available online
-Orientation at DSU School of Nursing on the first class day each semester
-Classes will meet on campus 2-3 times each semester
BSN Program Details
The School of Nursing combines study in the liberal arts, life sciences and behavioral sciences with the study of nursing to offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The purposes of the School of Nursing are to prepare practitioners of nursing to meet the health care needs of the people of Mississippi and to provide a foundation in the study of nursing sufficient to support graduate study should the student elect to continue an education beyond the baccalaureate level. Students who receive the BSN from Delta State are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as registered nurses (R.N.).
MSN Program Details
The Master of Science in Nursing provides study beyond the Baccalaureate in Nursing. The role specialties are nurse administrator, nurse educator, and family nurse practitioner. Clinical specialties are adult and family.
In addition, the School of Nursing offers the gerontological and psychiatric mental health (adult and family) nurse practitioner programs of study through the Mississippi Education Consortium for Specialized Advanced Practice Nursing (MECSAPN). The mission of the MECSAPN is to serve the needs of the vulnerable populations for specialized healthcare by: providing advanced practice nursing leaders to improve access to quality health care and reduce health disparities in vulnerable populations; and, optimize access to specialized education for advanced nursing practice leaders. The aim of the MECSAPN is to provide an innovative, collaborative model of advanced specialized nursing education in Mississippi.