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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)

College: College of Nursing and Health Professions

Department: Nursing

A-State participates in the statewide articulation program for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs) seeking the BSN degree. In that program, LPNs and RNs may earn credit by articulation or by challenge examination, depending on number of years since graduation from the applicant’s LPN, diploma or associate degree program in nursing.

Prospective students pursuing these options must meet current criteria relating to eligibility, application deadlines, course work and program policies and procedures.

For specific information concerning the LPN-to-BSN program, contact the School of Nursing office at (870) 972-3074.

  • Admission Requirements
    1. Current unencumbered LPN License to practice in Arkansas
    2. Overall GPA of 3.0
    3. Current CPR certification
    4. Acceptable immunization status
    5. Completion of all lab science and mathematics courses required for a baccalaureate degree in nursing, with a “C” or better in each class.
    6. Completion of required support courses.

    Note that students meeting the above requirements will be admitted on clinical space availability.