Arkansas boasts of offering many comprehensive nursing and health care degrees to nursing students through colleges, universities, tech schools or continuing education, through campus classroom or clinical trainings in university public clinic, long term care units and other health care centers.
Most of the nursing schools, who are offering online or campus training programs are recognized by at least one of the major federal and state approved US Nursing commissions such as National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and State approved Arkansas State Board of Nursing.
The basic Nursing Degrees offered in Arkansas University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Existing licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and registered nurses (RNs) has options for The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.
Master of Science in Nursing
To get the admission into MSN program, the student should have BSN degree, proof of CPR certification, health insurance and professional liability. The student may take online classes while working in clinical settings for three credit hours every week to become eligible for the MSN program.
Other Nursing degrees in Arkansas include:
- Master of Science in Nursing – Adult Nurse Practitioner
- Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
- Master of Science in Nursing – Community Family Health Nurse
The nursing student can enquire from a high school counselor or a financial aid officer at a vocational program, college, or university for financial assistance for their training program. The financial benefits include scholarships, fellowships, grants, loans and other facilities for minority, disable and older students.