Professional Programs 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

LPN – Warren Days

January 2021
Spring Semester

Application opens the first Monday in June

Application closes the first Friday in  Oct. , of every year, by 12:00 noon

LPN - El Dorado Days

May 2020
Summer Semester

Application opens the first Monday in October

Application closes the first Friday in Feb., of every year, by 12:00 noon

LPN - El Dorado Evenings Fall Track August Start 

August 2020
Fall Semester

Application opens the first Monday in February

Application closes the first Friday in June, of every year by 12:00 noon

LPN- El Dorado Evenings Spring Track January Start

January 2022

Spring Semester

Application opens the first Monday in June

Application closes the first Friday in Oct., of every year, by 12:00 noon

LPN-to-RN

January 2021
Spring Semester

Application Open Now Application closes the last Friday in Aug., of every year, by 12:00 noon.
Surgical Technology Fall semester 2020 Application Open Now

Application closes June 15, 2020, by 5:00 p.m.

OTA

Summer Semester 2020

Application Open Now

Due to the COVID-19 crisis,
the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
2020 Application deadline has been moved to
April 17, 2020. Please email a scanned copy
of your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or postal mail the application to:

South Arkansas Community College
Cindy Meyer – OTA Program
P. O. Box 7010
El Dorado, AR 71731-7010

PTA

Summer Semester 2020

Application Open Beginning of each Spring Semester


Application closes Monday, March 2, 2020, by 5:00 p.m.

Radiologic Technology

Each Fall Semester 

Application Open Beginning of each Spring Semester 

Application closes Monday,  March 30, 2020, by 5:00 p.m.

EMT

Each Fall & Spring Semester

N/A: No Application Process

Open Enrollment Until Filled

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

AEMT (Advanced EMT) Varies as needed TBA - contact EMS Program Director TBA - contact EMS Program Director

Paramedic

Every Fall Semester 

Application Open Now

Application closes July 31, 2020

Community Paramedic Varies as needed TBA - contact EMS Program Director TBA - contact EMS Program Director

Medical Coding 

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

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

Phlebotomy

Each Fall & Spring; may be offered in Summer when applicable

N/A: No Application Process -

Open Enrollment Until Filled

N/A: No Application Process -

Open Enrollment Until Filled