BSN on Campus

Nursing is a fulfilling career rich with opportunities to help people and improve their quality of life. Our program is dedicated to providing you with the education and experience needed to pursue a career in nursing. Our nursing classes are small, with low student-to-instructor ratios that help promote student success. Historically, our graduates obtain 100-percent employment within three months of graduation.

Our bachelor’s degree programs prepare professional nurses to pursue graduate degrees as well. We also offer the following nursing degree options:

  • BSN on campus in Arkadelphia/LPN to BSN on campus
  • RN to BSN online
  • Dual enrollment with National Park College

Our Mission

To provide a professional nursing education to produce safe, generalist nurses. Graduates of this program will demonstrate an understanding of theory as it relates to nursing practice. This program prepares professional nurses to pursue higher education.

Why Henderson Nursing?

  • 100% Graduate Employment Rate (within three months of graduation)
  • 92% First-Time NCLEX-RN Pass Rate (Class of 2023)
  • 85% Retention Rate (Class of 2024)


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Henderson State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


Kristina Shelton
Chief Academic Nursing Officer