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E-mail: col-allied-hlth-nursing@mnsu.edu

The college includes six academic departments and one school: Dental Hygiene; Family Consumer Science; Health Science; Human Performance; Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services; Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation Services; and the School of Nursing. These programs offer a number of academic majors/minors: athletic coaching; athletic training; alcohol and drug studies; communication disorders; community health; community independent living; corporate and community fitness/wellness; dental hygiene; developmental/adapted physical education; dietetics; exercise science; family consumer science; family consumer science education; family life and child development; food and nutrition; housing and consumer science; nursing, physical education; recreation, parks and leisure services; therapeutic recreation; leisure planning and management; resource management; rehabilitation counseling; school health; sports management. Post-baccalaureate work, leading to a Master's degree is available in many of the programs, along with a collaborative doctoral program in the School of Nursing. In addition, the college coordinates Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Occupational Therapy pre-professional programs.

Many of the programs within the College of Allied Health and Nursing are accredited by national and/or state agencies. The Master's program in Communication Disorders is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation, American Dental Association. The Athletic Training Program, in the Human Performance Department, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The physical education teaching program and D/APE program have continuing NCATE accreditation. The School of Nursing's basic, accelerated and graduate programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The graduate program is also accredited through the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, and the basic program is approved by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. The core program within the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services is accredited by the Council of Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT). The Rehabilitation Counseling program, in the Department of Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation Services, is accredited through the Council on Rehabilitation Education.

General and pre-major academic advising services are provided by the College's Student Relations Coordinator, Shirley Murray, shirley.murray@mnsu.edu, 507-389-5194 and the Nursing Advisor, Kasi Johnson, kasi.johnson@mnsu.edu,507-389-6810. Students who have declared a major in the college are assigned to a faculty advisor within that unit. Please call for more information.


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