|1920||Battle Creek Sanitarium purchased and renamed Baptist State Hospital. With this purchase included a “Nurse Training School.”|
|1921||February 16, Baptist State Hospital was incorporated along with the Nurse Training School. 1921 produced the first five graduates of Baptist State Hospital School of Nursing.|
|1924||The first seventeen nurses graduated from Baptist Health Schools.|
|1936||The School of Nursing was granted approval by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.|
|1953||Baptist Health School of Radiography was established.|
|1964||Baptist Health School of Practical Nursing was established.|
|1965||Baptist Health School of Medical Laboratory Science was established.|
|1976||Baptist Health School of Histotechnology was established.|
|1979||Baptist Health School of Nuclear Medicine Technology was established.|
|1985||Baptist Health School of Coding Technology opened and operated until June 2007.|
|1987||The accelerated Nursing program (LPN/LPTN to RN) was established.
The Baptist Health School of Medical Transcription opened and operated until June 2007.
|1989||Baptist Health Schools reorganized into one department. All schools operated by the organization were included.|
|1990||Baptist Health School of Nursing-Northwest was established in Springdale, Arkansas and operated under Baptist Health ownership until 1998.|
|1997||Baptist Health School of Nursing-Southeast was established in McGehee, Arkansas and operated for ten years to serve a critical need in the delta region.|
|1998||American Heart Association approved Baptist Health as a Community Training Center located at the Baptist Health Schools campus.|
|1999||Baptist Health School of Surgical Technology was established.|
|2001||Baptist Health Schools entered into a partnership with Pulaski Technical College to offer general education and science courses to students on the Baptist Health Schools Campus.
Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock, became a clinical facility for Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, Texas, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist school.
|2005||The Baptist Health School of Occupational Therapy Assistant was established as a partnership program with Pulaski Technical College.|
|2006||Dr. Shirlene Harris, long time administrator of Baptist Health Schools, retired after 41 years of dedicated service.|
|2007||In February, Dr. Judy I. Pile was appointed the Assistant Vice President for Education.
In June, the institution name was changed to Baptist Health Schools Little Rock (BHSLR).
In December, the BHSLR-School of Nursing Southeast commences the final class and is closed.
|2008||BHSLR is granted institutional accreditation through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
The School of Sleep Technology is established.
BHSLR entered into a partnership with Arkansas Tech University to offer a seamless Bachelor or Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completion track to Registered Nursing graduates.
|2010||BHSLR entered into a partnership with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to offer a seamless Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completion track to Registered Nursing graduates.
BHSLR entered into a partnership with Pulaski Technical College to offer a seamless Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health (AAS in AH) degree completion track to Histotechnology, Surgical Technology and Sleep Technology graduates.
|2015||Baptist Health Schools Little Rock transitions to Baptist Health College Little Rock after gaining certification through the Arkansas Department of Higher Education to grant degrees.
The College entered Associate of Applied Science degree-seeking students in the School of Nursing on July 6, 2015.
|2017||Baptist Health College Little Rock Began offering two additional Associate of Applied Sciences degrees.
AAS – Histotechnology
AAS – Surgical Technology
|2021||In conjunction with Baptist Health, BHCLR celebrated 100 years of healthcare education|