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For application admission starting fall 2019, you must complete a TEAS test with a score of 75% or greater to qualify for admission in the nursing program.
Admission to pre-nursing major does not guarantee admission to the nursing program. Pre-requisite courses must be completed prior to the start of the nursing program.
Southern Arkansas University is excited to announce that graduates of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (pre-licensure track) finished the 2018-2019 academic year ranked third in the state of Arkansas for its first-time NCLEX pass rate, as reported by the State Board of Nursing. To obtain licensure in Arkansas, graduates of […]
Dr. Alice Fanning, assistant professor of nursing at Southern Arkansas University, has been selected to the state’s 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 list, which honors emerging nursing leaders in Arkansas who are younger than 40 years old. The recognition celebrates and encourages exemplary dedication and leadership in the nursing profession. […]
Dr. Karen Landry of Texarkana, Texas, has been named chair of the Department of Nursing at Southern Arkansas University. In making the announcement Wednesday, Dr. David Lanoue, provost and vice president for academic affairs, said, “We are delighted that Dr. Landry has chosen to come to SAU. She has a wealth of experience as a... Read Mor
Tara Almand, assistant professor of nursing at Southern Arkansas University, was selected to the state’s 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40 list, which honors emerging nursing leaders in Arkansas who are younger than 40 years old. More than 80 nurses were nominated from across the state. The 40 honorees were selected based on commitment to […]