Accreditations & Affiliations

Arizona College of Nursing and Arizona College have earned accreditation from some of the most respected healthcare organizations.

Why does accreditation matter?

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Seal of approval

Accreditation is essentially a seal of approval given by the experts. It shows that a school has passed tests of quality and credibility, and that what the school tells you about its services and offerings is true.

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Examined and judged

To become accredited, a school’s instructors, courses, services, and fees have to be examined and judged by a panel of experts. These experts protect students by doing the hard work of investigation and evaluation, so you don’t have to.

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Help you to get a job

Attending an accredited school or program can can also help you to get a job once you finish school. Employers want to see that you’ve graduated from an accredited program, and some won’t even hire graduates from an unaccredited school. Completing courses from an unaccredited school can mean having to redo coursework or program degree requirements in order to qualify for a job in your chosen field.

Programmatic Accreditation

CCNE Accredited

 2 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at the Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

The Pharmacy Technician program at Arizona College – Glendale is ASHP accredited.

Affiliations & Associations

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Arizona State Board of Nursing
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Arizona Private School Association
Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals
Career Education Colleges and Universities
Arizona Department of Education
Seal of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation
Gila River Indian Community
Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona
The Hopi Tribe
Navajo Department of Workforce Development
Veteran Readiness and Employment
United States of America Department of Labor
Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges

Nationally Accredited

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

2 All Arizona College of Nursing and Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency.