NA Nursing Assistant

NA Program Information
NA Enrollment
NA Admission Criteria
NA Curricular Pattern

Allied Health

ADN Associate Degree Nursing
Practical Nursing Program
Nursing Assistant Program
Medical Lab Technology Program
EMT Basic Emergency Medical Technician
Phlebotomy Program
Allied Health Faculty

Students may be admitted to the Nursing Assistant Program (NA) every summer. Students who wish to be considered for enrollment in the Nursing Assistant Program must meet the following criteria: 

  1. Fulfill all college admission requirements.

  2. Be at least 18 years of age.

  3. Submit official high school transcript documenting graduation from high school or official Arkansas High School Diploma/GED certificate to the Registrarís Office.

  4. Document a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average in all courses taken at PCCUA.

  5. Provide SAT, ACT, COMPASS, scores taken within the last 4 years that meet the minimum skill level in reading, math, and English or have an 8th grade reading level on the TABE test.

  6. Students who speak English as a second language must also take the ESL COMPASS exam to prove proficiency in English. The following scores are required in each category:

    • Reading and Listening: A minimum score of 92

    • Grammar and Usage: A minimum score of 94

  7. Student who meet the minimum criteria may enroll for NA courses. Enrollment is first-come, first-served until the class is filled.

Students who speak English as a second language must also take the Compass exam to prove proficiency in English by testing into Freshman English I and requiring no developmental reading.



DeWitt Campus, (870) 946-3506  Helena Campus,  (870) 338-6474   Stuttgart Campus (870) 673-4201
Street Address:
PCCUA Helena, Campus Drive, Helena AR 72342| PCCUA DeWitt, 1210 Rice Belt Ave, DeWitt AR 72042| PCCUA Stuttgart, 2807 Hwy 165 South, Stuttgart, AR  72160-2408