About the Chapter
The Iota Sigma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International established its charter at Azusa Pacific University in 1988. It was preceded in 1980 by the Nursing Honor Society of Azusa Pacific College. The chapter currently includes approximately 800 members.
The Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing offers both baccalaureate and master's degrees in nursing, as well as credential programs for nurse specialist, nurse practitioner, and school nurse. The baccalaureate program, inaugurated in 1975, has an enrollment of approximately 240 students. It also offers a variety of options for registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses that lead to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The graduate programs in nursing offered at APU include master's degrees for those with a BSN or an AA degree/diploma plus baccalaureate degree in a field other than nursing. Clinical specialties are: Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Parent/Child or Adult Nursing, combined Parent/Child CNS and PNP, Family or Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, combined Adult CNS and AGNP, Parish Nursing, and School Nurse Services Credential (non-degree) plus master's degree in PNP or FNP.
Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical, Christian university committed to God First and excellence in higher education. With 71 bachelor’s degrees, 44 master’s degrees, 25 certificates, 8 credentials, and 9 doctoral programs, the university offers its more than 8,000 students a high-quality education on campus, online, and at several regional locations throughout Southern California.