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Linda  Cole

Linda Cole, DNP, RN, CCNS, CPHQ

Assistant Professor
Nursing Systems

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Dr. Cole completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1977. In 1982, she competed her Master of Science in Health Education from the same university. Dr. Cole went on to obtain a Master of Science in Nursing and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 1994 and 2013, respectively. Dr. Cole has worked in a variety of nursing roles including staff nurse, home health nurse, school nurse, advanced practice nurse, and nurse leader. Professional interests include pain management, complementary and alternative medicine, evidence based practice, and quality.