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College of Education and Health Professions

The vision of the College of Education and Health Professions is to prepare highly qualified professionals and leaders who possess the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to increase the quality of life in the community by improving P-12 student learning and professional health care.

About Us

Dr. Cheryl Smith



Dr. Cheryl Smith

Dr. Cheryl Smith

Position: Professor
Office: Frank Brown Hall 3327
Phone: 706-507-8578


Doctorate in Adult Education, Auburn University
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Troy University
Associate Degree in Nursing, Columbus College (now Columbus State University)

Specialty Area

Clinical Experience and Interests:
Pediatric Nursing
Women’s Health Nursing
Evidence Based Practice/Research
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership


Professional Organizations:
Georgia Association of Nursing Education 

Courses/Teaching Areas:
NURS 6100 NURS 6100 Principles of Leadership & Management
NURS 6210 Management of Human Resources in Health Care
NURS 6230 Health Care Delivery Systems
NURS 6240 Health Care Finance
NURS 6110 Principles of Education in Nursing
NURS 6220 Effective/Teaching Learning Strategies
NURS 6105 Research for Evidence Based Practice
NURS 6107 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice

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