Student to RN

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing

With a state-of-the-art simulation hospital, high-tech lecture halls, and clinical rotations at the top facilities in central Arkansas, the UA-Little Rock RN Program prepares students to become a competent, dedicated, and compassionate nurse.

The School of Nursing offers the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to the competent nurse and is taught in settings ranging from the classroom and campus skills and simulation laboratories to major area hospitals, outpatient facilities, and other health care facilities. Students will be prepared to enter professional practice settings such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians’ offices, and community settings. This course of study includes 27 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 33 lower-level nursing credits.

The Associate and Baccalaureate nursing programs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
located in Little Rock, Arkansas is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in
Nursing (ACEN)

3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for
the Associate and Baccalaureate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.
–View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at