Robert E. Smith School of Nursing

About Us

The Robert E. Smith 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, the Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees.

The purposes of the Robert E. Smith 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 beyond the baccalaureate level.

Vision

Robert E. Smith School of Nursing…transforming healthcare in the Mississippi Delta and beyond…one exceptional nurse at a time!

Mission

The mission of the Delta State University Robert E. Smith School of Nursing is to transform healthcare in the Mississippi Delta and beyond by preparing graduates to be nurse leaders at the baccalaureate, master, and doctoral levels through excellence in education, evidence-based research, interprofessional practice, and multidimensional partnerships in a diverse society.

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Delta State University Robert E. Smith School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202)887-6791.

ADA Compliance Statement

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.