Practical Nursing Program

Interesting Facts About Practical Nurses

  • Employment of licensed practical nurses from 2016-2026 is projected to increase 12%.
  • 92.4% of licensed practical nurses are female and 7.6% male.
  • Average, full-time employment salary in Arkansas is $39,570 (US Bureau of Labor Statistics). This salary may vary depending on job location and individual competence.
  • Licensed practical nurses work in many settings, including nursing homes and extended care facilities, hospitals, physicians’ offices, and private homes. Most work full time.

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Admission:

Students are admitted to the Practical Nursing Program (PN) every third semester on the Helena-West Helena and DeWitt campuses. The next cohort will be admitted in the spring of 2021.

PN Information

PN Mission, Program Outcomes, and End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes
PN Program Information
PN Admission Criteria
PN Alternate Admission
PN Requirements
PN Readmission
PN Program Textbook Requirements
PN Committee Meetings
Gainful Employment Information