Arkansas State University

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: Arkansas State University is located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. This program is for students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field and have finished the basic requirements for their BSN. 

Must Dos: Students must apply to Arkansas State University and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: 13 months.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology I/II with Lab, Microbiology with Lab, Chemistry with Lab,  Organic & Biochemistry, Sociology, Psychology, Statistics, US History OR US Government, and College Algebra. These courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Application Information: The application deadline for the College of Nursing is March 15th. The application for Arkansas State University can be found here.

Admission Tests: International students must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid and scholarship information can be found here