Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
Southern Arkansas University Tech’s Nursing Programs are fully approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. Our LPN/Paramedic to RN Program offers an accelerated path for LPNs and paramedics to use their education and experience to further their degrees. This degree program prepares graduates to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and to function as a registered nurse. This is a 9-month program that incorporates classroom instruction, online education along with clinical experiences which prepare graduates to practice at entry level RN positions in a variety of settings ranging from inpatient, outpatient, long term, or community- based nursing.
Program Length (Weeks)
Combination of Education and Course(s)
WIOA Approved Program
5040 - Southwest
Name of Credential
Associate of Applied Science - Nursing
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Pell, Scholarships, and Loans
Tuition charges and course-specific fees such as Internet fees and lab fees are refunded based on a per day scale specified on the college web site. Other fees are non-refundable after the 100% refund period.
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Higher Learning Commission
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?
$3,755.00 Mandatory and program fees ($3,755) plus additional $25 per credit hour if courses are taken online.
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost