Industry certification, Government license, Employment, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Daytime Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
The practical nursing program embraces the mission of delivering high quality instruction in clinical and the classroom, while ensuring that students are equipped with the knowledge needed to contribute to the profession and the health care needs of the community.
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, a Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct patient bedside care such as personal hygiene, treatments and medication administration. The Practical Nursing program begins every year and combines theory instruction with clinical experiences. The 14 month full-time program is approved by the Arkansas Board of Nursing. Upon completion, the student may apply for eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).
Combination of Education and Course(s)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
Didactic, Lab and Clinical
3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas
5010 - Central
Name of Credential
Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Federal, State, Institutional, Private
Grants, scholarships, waivers, loans and workstudy are available for this program.
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Arkansas Board of Nursing (ASBN).
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$600.00 Nursing Class Books Total Cost
$350.00 Practical Nursing NCLEX Testing Fee (in Spring)
$9,506.00 $138 Per credit hour (49 hrs). Also factors in General Student Fee, Student Services Fee and Property Maintenance Fee for a total of an additional $56 per credit hour.
$1,947.00 1450.00; $290 per didactic course Practical Nursing Testing Fee (5 courses). Preadmission Criminal Background and Drug Screen: $86 Immunizations/CPR: $375, $36 for HIMT Medical Termonology course distance fee ($12 per credit hour, 3 credit hours).
$11,515.00 $179 Per credit hour (49 hrs). Also factors in General Student Fee, Student Services Fee and Property Maintenance Fee for a total of an additional $56 per credit hour.
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
$565.00 Uniforms: $125 Shoes: $75 Nursing Instruments: $115 Nursing Kit (Supply Bag): $250
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost