University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Nursing

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock is the only academic health sciences university in the state of Arkansas. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees in 73 of Arkansas’ 75 counties. UAMS and its clinical affiliates, Arkansas Children’s and the VA Medical Center, are an economic engine for the state with an annual economic impact of $3.92 billion. UAMS offers 73 baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs and certificates through our Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions, Public Health and Graduate School. Find out more about UAMS at

The UAMS College of Nursing is the largest educator of advanced practice nurses in Arkansas. The college’s programs include doctoral (DNP, PhD), masters, post-master’s certificate, and baccalaureate (BSN and RN to BSN) nursing programs with an enrollment of 719 students (275 undergraduate and 444 graduate). The nurse anesthesia specialty is one of 7 advanced practice nurse specialties in the DNP program. Further, UAMS offers the only nursing research doctoral program in the state. Find out more about the college at

UAMS offers a competitive benefits package, including:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy