The traditional BSN program is designed for students who have completed 58 semester hours of required general education courses from an accredited college or university and who wish to pursue their education to become licensed registered nurses (RN).


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Traditional BSN applications open: October 15th

Deadline: March 1st

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Accelerated BSN (located in Northwest Arkansas)

Do you currently have a bachelor’s or higher education degree? Are you looking to change career fields? UAMS College of Nursing is now offering an Accelerated BSN program. Learn more today:

The program will be full-time located in Northwest Arkansas, admitted students will complete course work and clinical rotations in this area. The curriculum leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) requires the completion of 58 semester hours of required general education courses, which may be completed at any regionally accredited college or university. Applicants must complete and successfully pass the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) Test of Essentials Academic Skills (ATI TEAS). This exam must be completed at the applicant’s personal expense prior to March 1 of the year of application and an official score report from must be submitted by the application deadline. Minimum adjusted individual total score must be 65% or greater (rounding does not apply) to be considered for admission.

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UAMS College of Nursing
Student Services Office
4301 W. Markham, Slot 529
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

Phone: 501-686-5224
Fax: 501-686-7591