Professor Jason Pierce earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Nursing Science degree from Anderson University in 2010. He completed his undergraduate studies at Ball State University. Prior to becoming a nurse in 1999, he worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for Rural Metro Ambulance. At the beginning of his nursing career he worked on a medical surgical unit, and in 2000 he transferred to the emergency department. Since that time Jason has worked as a traveling nurse in emergency departments and trauma centers in San Francisco, Tucson, and Indianapolis. Following this period of traveling, Jason accepted a position as nursing supervisor for Community Hospital in Anderson. While in this role he developed a hospital wide rapid response team, and a method for reviewing all inpatient cardiac arrests. Jason also spent two years as the manager and director of an emergency department at a county hospital. This position also included responsibility for EMS education, and the development of a paramedic training program. He left that role to begin teaching in 2009."
Before coming to Anderson University, Jason was an adjunct instructor in nursing programs at Ball State University and Ivy Tech State College in Indiana. He continues to work as a resource nurse in the emergency department at Community Hospital in Anderson, and as a freelance editor for nursing related publications. Jason holds certifications in Advance Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advance Life Support. He is a member of the Emergency Nursing Association, and is Vice President of the Upsilon Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.
Jason Pierce has been at Anderson University since 2010.
Associate Professor of Nursing
A.S.N, B.S.N., Ball State University
M.S.N./M.B.A., Anderson University