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Program Applications

    COMING SOON:

    • Admission testing information and application for 2022-23 2nd Degree Accelerated BSN Program (Application opens January 15, deadline March 15)
    • Admission testing information and application for 2022-23 Online LPN-AASN program (Application opens February 15, deadline April 15)
    • Admission testing information and application for the 2022-25 Traditional BSN Program program (Application opens April 30, deadline June 7)
    • Admission testing information and application for the 2022-23 LPN-AASN program at Jonesboro, Mountain Home and West Memphis (Application opens April 30, deadline June 7)

    • A-STATE nursing programs no longer available at the Beebe Campus.

    Please check our website frequently for future updates/changes to the admission-testing schedule

    ***The School of Nursing policy on the CR/NCR grading scale can be found here.***

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     Employment Opportunities

    To see a list of employment opportunities within the School of nursing, follow this link.

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    School of Nursing Accreditation and Approval

    The School of Nursing at Arkansas State University is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's/Post-Master's Certificate nursing programs at Arkansas State University located in Jonesboro, Arkansas are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate and Baccalaureate nursing programs is Continuing Accreditation.  The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Master's/Post-Master's Certificate nursing programs is Continuing Accreditation with Conditions. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm.  

    The Doctorate of Nursing Practice nursing education program is a Candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.  

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone (404) 975-5000.


    Degree Questions?

    Pre-Nursing Advisor

    Mrs. Rochelle Morris

    nursinginfo@astate.edu 

    870-972-3074 

    Undergraduate Programs

    Uriella Jones

    870-972-2885 

    Graduate Programs

    Casandra Dixon

    870-972-3071

    Nurse Anesthesia Program

    870-680-8187 


    Directions to the School of Nursing

    School of Nursing Building

    Jonesboro is easy to get to from anywhere in Arkansas and the Mid-South.  Drive on over to check out our campus, you'll be glad you did.

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    Our Mission and Philosophy

    The mission of the School of Nursing is to educate, enhance and enrich students for evolving professional nursing practice.


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    Student Nurses Association

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    The mission the the Arkansas State University's chapter of NSNA is to provide nursing education, facilitate unanimity among our future colleagues in nursing and to optimize the nursing student's exposure to the various aspects and passages in the constantly changing field of nursing. For more information about SNA or to become a member, click here.

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