Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing: NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Extend Compassion. Touch Lives. Become a Nurse.

Nurses play an essential role in the healthcare industry by providing care to individuals, families, and communities so they may improve their health, and prevent and heal illnesses and injuries.


About the Nursing Program:

NWACC's Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing is designed to provide students with a broad base of nursing knowledge, and prepare graduates for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and to function as Registered Nurses (RN). 

Graduates who earn RN license are prepared to provide client care at the beginning staff nurse level. Those who wish to pursue further education and/or a nursing specialty will have the necessary knowledge base to advance their professional career.  

 Meet NWACC Nursing Student, Kim:

NWACC Nursing Student

As a previous science teacher, NWACC student Kim Kelley is enjoying her time back in college and increasing her knowledge in healthcare. She plans to become a nurse and help others navigate challenging health issues. Learn more on our blog.

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