Marcia Hobbs

Years taught at MSU: 1992-2007 & 2011-present

Courses Taught:
Assessment, Fundamentals, Adult Health, Research (Undergraduate and Graduate), Intro to Nursing, Leadership, Pharmacology, Nursing Issues

Awards/Honors: Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Theta Tau International, Sigma Xi, Professionalism Award-MSU Department of Nursing 1994, Outstanding Nurse of the Year-Tennessee Nurses' Association Region 1991, National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Meritorious Award 2005


BSN-Depauw University

MSN-University of Hawaii at Manoa

DSN-University of Alabama Birmingham


Certification and Licensure: RN

Clinical/ Professional Focus: Leadership, Regulation, Adult Health

Research Focus: Leadership, Change

Professional Experience Prior to MSU: 

Assistant Professor-Austin Peay State University
Chair & Professor-Southeast Missouri State University
Professor & Chair-Murray State University
Clinical Practice in U.S. Army Nurse Corps and civilian facilities-critical care, oncology, and adult health
Clinical Manager-Medical/oncology
Assistant Chief Nurse, Chief Nurse, Evening/Night Supervisor
Acting Commander for a military health unit
Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (Nurse Corps)

Professional Organizations: ANA/KNA, STTI, 9 years on Kentucky Board of Nursing-past President, Vice-President for 3 years NCSBN, Kentucky Nurses Capacity Consortium, KY Association of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs, American Association of Colleges of Nursing