The nurse prepared at the baccalaureate level is a professional who has acquired a well-delineated and broad knowledge base for practice. The role of a baccalaureate graduate is multifaceted and developed through extensive study in the areas of liberal education, professional values, core competencies, core knowledge and role development. This knowledge base prepares the beginning baccalaureate graduate to function as a provider of direct and indirect care to individuals, families, groups, communities and populations. The baccalaureate graduate is also a member of the profession and a designer, manager and coordinator of care. Additionally, the baccalaureate prepared nurse has a background in teaching, research and management skills which lays the foundation for leadership positions and graduate education.
The BSN program is approved by the Arkansas Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3433 Peachtree Rd, NE, Suite #850, Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone (404) 975-5000.
Upon completion of the BSN program the student is eligible for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensing Examination (NCLEX), and after passing the examination is licensed as a registered nurse by the state(s) to which application was made.
Career Opportunities include a variety of work settings such as hospitals, clinics, home health environments, schools, industries, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, and public health units.
Please call the School of Nursing At:
(870) 972-3074 or contact a
Pre-Nursing Advisor by email @
Jenafer Wray firstname.lastname@example.org