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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’s Department of Nursing will be able to enhance its instruction and simulation center thanks to one of two grants awarded simultaneously by the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas. SAU submitted two proposals that were both included among the $3.4 million in grants awarded by the Blue […]
Dr. Krista Nelson presented on the topic of “Mental Health and Nursing: Assessment and Identification of Behavioral Abnormality within Patient Populations” on Sept. 23-25, 2019 in Valencia, Spain. Dr. Nelson was invited to speak during the World Health and Nursing Conference. She has a PhD in Counseling Psychology. Her training focuses […]
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. […]