Accelerated and Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs
The accelerated and traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs are designed for students who have completed 58 semester hours of required general education courses from any accredited college or university and who wish to pursue their education to become licensed registered nurses. The traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is housed on the main UAMS campus in Little Rock, while the Accelerated program is housed on the UAMS Northwest Regional Campus in Fayetteville. Note that the accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program requires applicants to have already obtained an undergraduate degree or higher to apply for the program.
BSN Program Admissions (Accelerated and Traditional)
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The college is engaged in activities and interprofessional partnerships across all UAMS colleges that promote scholarly excellence, research, and service to the university, nursing profession, and society. The college provides students with state-of-the-art simulation laboratories that enhance critical thinking and practical expertise for clinical preparation.
The College of Nursing also has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Honors Program for students who are interested in research and providing evidence-based practice and/or are interested in pursuing the BSN/Ph.D program after graduation. Extracurricular activities of the college support classroom experiences and build professional relationships, teamwork, and pride.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). We are committed to providing educational opportunities for all qualified students regardless of their economic or social status and we do not discriminate on the basis of disabilities, race, color, sex, creed, or national origin.