The Nursing Academy

The Nursing Academy The Nursing Academy

The Nursing Academy of the Grand Prairie Early College is a 5-year program.  Students interested in becoming nurses should apply for this innovative and fast-tracked program.  Students enter the Nursing Academy in the 9th grade and graduate from high school with an Associate of Science Degree.  Nursing students begin taking nursing pre-requisites at the University of Texas at Arlington in the Fall of their senior year and transition to full time enrollment after their high school graduation. With one year remaining, students graduate from University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.  All college textbooks, tuition, and transportation as well as nursing supplies and equipment are free to students and parents.