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Practical Nursing
TC = Technical Certificate

Practical Nursing TC = Technical Certificate
The Arkansas State University-Beebe Practical Nursing program is an 11-month program that offers students the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in various health care settings. Students will build on a rich tradition of committed educational experiences focused on effective communication, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • The practical nurse will be an effective health care team member by cultivating accountability, integrity, and responsibility within the professional role.  
  • The practical nurse will provide holistic care within the scope of practice in collaboration with patients, families, and the health care team.  
  • The practical nurse will develop critical judgment knowledge and skills which reflect respect for human dignity and diversity needed to care for individuals in an ever-changing society. 

Related Careers

  • Acute and Chronic Care Facilities 
  • Ambulatory Care Clinic 
  • School Nurse 
  • Community Health 
  • Public Health  

Virtual Tour at Searcy Campus


Cindy Smith, RN, MSN | Director of Nursing
Denise Johnston | Administration Assistant
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