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Undergraduate and graduate nursing students engage in direct care clinical activities in health care institutions throughout the state. Additionally, health sciences students participate in internships in agencies across the United States.

Partnerships with hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, schools, community health centers, and psychiatric institutions are vital to the success of our programs, providing the entire spectrum of opportunities for clinical practice. Support from partnering institutions provides resources to enable our nursing and allied health students to achieve designated program outcomes.

LHC Group Partnership

In 2021, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences received a transformational investment from LHC Group that recognized the vital role the University and the College play in strengthening and expanding the region’s health care landscape.

The investment in the University’s nursing program will help empower the future of health care and meet the ever growing demand for nurses and other health care professionals in Acadiana, throughout Louisiana, and in combination with LHC Group’s footprint across the country.

The University and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences are deeply grateful to LHC Group and the Myers family for entrusting us with this historic support and are proud to honor their generosity through the naming of the LHC Group • Myers School of Nursing.

Additional Partnerships

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences partners include, but are not limited to:

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
  • Lafayette General Health
  • Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • University Hospital and Clinics
  • Iberia Medical Center
  • Vermilion Behavioral Health System
  • Heart Hospital of Lafayette
  • Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital
  • Louisiana Office of Public Health, Region IV