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Follow this link to check for available openings with our department. 

Now Available:  Admission Testing information

NOTE:  The recent developments with the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a modification in scheduling and administration of the admission examination to meet current CDC guidelines for social distancing.  To date, the admission testing will proceed as scheduled. 

Program Applications

  • NOW AVAILABLE:  Application for the 2020-21 Online LPN-AASN Program.   NOTE:  Interviews (with skills demonstration) for the Online LPN-AASN program will be held on Monday, April 20 or  Monday, April 27, 2020.   (Due to COVID-19 situation, application deadline extended to May 15, 2020 for ONLINE LPN-AASN)
  • Application for the following programs:
    • 2020-23 Traditional BSN
    • 2020-21 LPN-AASN Program at Jonesboro, West Memphis, and Mountain Home Campuses.
    • A-STATE nursing programs no longer available at the Beebe Campus.

Student Nurses Association (SNA)

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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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Be sure to check out the SNA Newsletter for all events and updates.

Degree Questions?

Pre-Nursing Advisor

Tyler Long

Undergraduate Programs


Graduate Programs

Megan Reynolds


Nurse Anesthesia Program


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.

School of Nursing Accreditation

The School of Nursing at Arkansas State University is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), accredits the Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's/Post-Master's Certificate programs.  ACEN DNP Candidate Program.

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30326. Phone (404) 975-5000.

Upcoming Site Visit:

February 11-13, 2020