Southern Arkansas University Tech

The Southern Arkansas University Tech Nursing Program is a program approved by the Arkansas State Nursing Board. The program offers in class instruction in theory and clinical experience. The [...]

Southeast Arkansas College

The Southeast Arkansas practical nursing program is approved by the Arkansas state board of nursing through regular evaluations. The program prepares students to offer direct and primary [...]

South Arkansas Community College Evening

The South Arkansas Community College Practical Nursing program is approved by the Arkansas State Board for Nursing. The program has three tracks: one which is a full time day program, the [...]

Northwest Technical Institute

The Northwest Technical Institute offers nursing education to students entering the health care profession by qualifying for licensure by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The Institute is [...]

Pulaski Technical College Part-time

The LPN program at Pulaski takes 11 months to complete. The program is offred from August to June every year. The non-traditional track which is a 22 month certificate program starts in August [...]

Baptist Health Schools - Little Rock Hybrid

The LPN Program at Baptist Health Schools is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools and the program is approved by Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The program offers [...]

Arkansas Northeastern College

The Arkansas Northeastern College Practical Nursing Program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing and is currently seeking approval to reduce the 13 month program to a 10 and a [...]

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

The University of Arkansas (Forth Smith) LPN program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The program is a twelve month full time program which measures student achievement [...]

Ozarka College

The Ozarka College LPN program is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.  The program is offered for 3 semesters and it take 18 months to complete. It begins in January and its [...]

North Arkansas College

The North Arkansas College Practical Nursing program has been fully approved by the Arkansas State Board of nursing and has a tradition of a close to 100% passrate on the National Council [...]

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Evening

The Cossatot Community College, University of Arkansas Practical Nursing is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The program has an 11 month day program beginning in August and [...]

Black River Technical College

The Black River Technical College Practical Nursing program is accredited by Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The program is a combination of in class instruction and clinical practice. The [...]

Arkansas Northeastern College at Burdette Center

Highway 148 and Interstate 55
Burdette, AR 72321

Arkansas State University - Main Campus

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401

(870) 972-2100

St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center

Two St. Vincent Circle
Little Rock, AR 72205

Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus

1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949

National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913

(501) 760-4222

College Of The Ouachitas

One College Cir
Malvern, AR 72104

University of Arkansas - Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656

Phillips Community College of The University of Arkansas - DeWitt Campus Online

1210 Ricebelt. HWY 165 S. Box 427
DeWitt, AR 72042

Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute

1620 Newcastle Road
Forrest City, AR 72335

Arkansas State University - Newport

7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, AR 72112

Arkansas State University - Mountain Home Evening

1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653

The Discover Arkansas Data Analysis has pointed out that there is going to be a 15-percent job growth in the field of practical nursing through 2016. This spells greater opportunity for practical nursing graduates. An LPN can progress in his nursing career by continuing his education and becoming a registered nurse. The future is quite bright for nursing graduates in Arkansas and practically every state. 

The median salary for licensed practical nurses in AR was seen at $31,600 with the hourly wage at $15.19. These numbers are according to the Discover Arkansas Data Analysis. Employment and earnings for potential LPNs is definitely worth the cost of the LPN program.

Learn more about this type of program by getting in touch with any of these schools below:

Arkansas Northeastern College

This school's Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing program is given to successful graduates that have committed to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge in becoming an LPN. These are also the ones who have passed the NCLEX-PN. The ANC Practical Nursing program is approved by The Arkansas State Board of Nursing. It is offered at the Paragould and Burdette campuses.

Being admitted to the PN program is open to all applicants that meet the school’s selective admission criteria. Two prerequisite courses must be completed prior to one’s admission, though.

Black River Technical College

This is a public community college. It accepts both freshman and transfer students. The LPN program at Black River Technical College combines classroom instruction with clinical hours for their three-semester certificate LPN program.