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2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits) 
    
2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits)

Nursing, A.A.S.N.


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The School of Nursing offers a LPN-RN Fast Track Program leading to an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) Degree. The University of Arkansas-Monticello, Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037. The AASN program is also approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

Admission Requirements - AASN

A student must successfully complete all general education and nursing supportive requirements before entering the nursing sequence. Application for admission to the AASN program must be submitted to the School of Nursing between January 15 and March 1 for admission into the program which begins each year in Summer I (Intersession) term. No early or late applications will be considered. All applicants are required to:

  1. Meet all University admission requirements;
  2. Have a UAM cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher;
  3. Complete all general education and supportive requirements with a grade of “C” or better AND maintain a GPA of 2.0 or better in each category of requirements;
  4. Submit a letter of recommendation from the student’s current or most recent RN supervisor; and
  5. Have a current and maintain an unencumbered Arkansas LPN license.
  6. Submit a letter of good standing from the dean/director from all Registered Nursing programs that the student has ever attended.
  7. ACT total composite score of 19 OR 5,500 practice hours in the past three years of application. Proof of LPN practice hours must come in the form of a letter from the applicant’s employer’s Human Resource department. The letter must be on employer letterhead with a contact name and phone number listed for verification.
  8. Completion of the National League for Nursing (NLN) Pre-admission test (PAX) with a score set by the School of Nursing.

General Education Requirements:


One of the following courses:


One of the following courses:


Nursing Supportive Requirements:


Nursing Supportive Requirements: 15 hours


General Education Requirements: 15 hours


One of the following courses:


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