Professional Program Application Deadlines

To apply for admission to an Health Sciences Professional Program, applicants must have completed:

  • All basic studies requirements.
  • All prerequisite classes (or be currently enrolled in) as specified in the SouthArk catalog for each professional program.

See SouthArk catalog for specifics regarding each program's requirements and/or consult program advisor.

Program

Class Begins

Application Opens

Application Deadline

EMS:EMT (Basic)

Every August and January: Fall & Spring Semesters

N/A: No Application Process; Open Enrollment Until Filled

N/A: No Application Process; Open Enrollment Until Filled

EMS: Paramedic

Every August: Fall Semester

Application open year-round (but note deadline for each August cohort)

Application closes at 12:00 noon on the last Friday in July of each year
(late applications may be considered if cohort is not at capacity)

EMS: AEMT (Advanced EMT)

Varies as needed

TBA - contact EMS Program Director

TBA - contact EMS Program Director

EMS: Community Paramedic

Varies as needed

TBA - contact EMS Program Director

TBA - contact EMS Program Director

LPN – Warren Days

Every January (Yearly): Spring Semester

Application opens the first Monday in June

Application closes at 12:00 noon on the first Friday in October of each year

LPN - El Dorado Days

Every May/June (Yearly): Summer Semester

Start date = end of May or beginning of June, depending on college calendar

Application opens the first Monday in October

Application closes at 12:00 noon on the first Friday in February of each year

LPN - El Dorado Evenings:

Fall Track

August of the years that the Fall Track program is offered (2023)

18 months in length

Fall Semester

NOTE: Fall and Spring Track programs alternate with each other

Application opens the first Monday in February

Application closes at 12:00 noon on the first Friday in June of each year

LPN- El Dorado Evenings:

Spring Track

January of the years that the Spring Track program is offered (2022)

18 months in length

Spring Semester

NOTE: Fall and Spring Track programs alternate with each other

Application opens the first Monday in June

Application closes at 12:00 noon on the first Friday in Oct. of each year

LPN-to-RN (ARNEC)

Every January (Yearly): Spring Semester

Application opens at begining of each January

Opended on Jan. 1, 2021

Application closes at 12:00 noon on the last Friday in August each year

Medical Coding 

Every August: Fall Semester 

N/A: No Application Process –
Open Enrollment Until Filled 

N/A: No Application Process; Open Enrollment Until Filled 

Phlebotomy

Every August and January: Fall & Spring Semesters

N/A: No Application Process -

Open Enrollment Until Filled

N/A: No Application Process; Open Enrollment Until Filled

PTA

Every Summer Semester

Start date = end of May or beginning of June, depending on college calendar

Application opens at the beginning of each Spring Semester

Application closes at 5:00 p.m. on March 1st each year

Radiologic Technology

Every August: Fall Semester 

Application opens at the beginning of each Spring Semester 

Application closes at 12:00 noon on the Monday following Spring Break each year

Surgical Technology

Every August: Fall Semester

Application open year-round (but note deadline for each August cohort)

Application closes at 12:00 noon on the 3rd Friday in June each year
(late applications may be considered if cohort is not at capacity)