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John Brown U. takes steps toward nursing program

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SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Officials at John Brown University say they're taking the next steps in creating a nursing program.

The Arkansas State Board of Nursing has approved the nursing program at the university in Siloam Springs.

JBU will now advertise the nursing program, begin recruiting pre-nursing students, hire a nursing director and begin planning the curriculum and establishing affiliation agreements with clinical agencies.

The pre-nursing curriculum usually takes two years to complete and is required before a student could be admitted into a nursing program as a junior. JBU could begin admitting students into the nursing program as early as the fall 2016 semester.

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