Nursing Education Is All We Do
Why Arizona College of Nursing’s BSN program is right for you:
- Accelerated 3-yr program
- CCNE-accredited BSN program
- Convenient Night Classes for Gen Ed Courses
- High-tech labs
- New sessions start every 8 weeks
- Personalized attention
Career-Focused Nursing College
From day one, our nursing program is built to prepare you for a thriving career as a registered nurse (RN). You’ll apply concepts from foundational courses to real-world scenarios, all while developing the professionalism and soft skills demanded of today’s employers. Learning takes place in multiple environments including the classroom, clinical agencies, simulation and learning laboratories, the community, and virtually through the internet.
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Hear From Our BSN Program Students
The teachers and administration of Arizona College really do care about us. In my first month, the Dean had a 1-on-1 meeting with me to see how I was feeling. I don’t think I could find that level of support anywhere else.
Isabella Berry, BSN Program Class of 2022
If you are doubting whether you can become a nurse, the Arizona College teachers and staff will show you that you absolutely can. Every teacher is dedicated to mentoring and supporting students as much as possible.
Liezel Milad, BSN Program Class of 2021
Your BSN Program, At A Glance
While every nursing school student’s schedule and academic experience may vary, below we have highlighted a typical three-year progression. You can also visit our BSN Program Course Descriptions page for a more in depth breakdown of each semester’s coursework.
You’ll start your BSN degree program with 8-week general education courses. These classes might include:
- Fundamentals of Biology
- Introduction to Psychology
- Human Development
- Cultural Diversity & Global Health
During your second year, you’ll wrap up your general and healthcare foundational courses and begin your nursing core. You’ll also embark on your first clinical experience. Courses may include:
- Human Nutrition
- Ethical & Legal Standards in Nursing Practice
- Interprofessional Communication
- Mental Health Theory & Application
Your nursing core continues into your third year, which also entails specialty and advanced classes. You’ll also work alongside medical professionals and gain caregiving experience during clinical rotations. Courses could include:
- Community Health Nursing
- Maternal Health Theory & Application
- Pediatric Health Theory & Application
- Leadership for Quality & Patient Safety (II, III and IV)
- Transition to the Profession
Nursing Program Educational Environment, Technology & Equipment
The BSN degree program is supported by a variety of web-based education applications that support the development of critical thinking and critical judgement. Such applications include virtual simulations, interactive e-books, personalized learning platforms and video case studies.
State-of-the-art high fidelity human patient simulation laboratories provide a safe space for practicing clinical care and learning by peer feedback and self reflection. Additional skills laboratories are equipped with task trainers, patient care devices and clinical supplies.
This link provides information on whether or not Arizona College of Nursing meets licensure requirements in your state of residence: Professional Licensure Disclosure
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Earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in as little as three years. To learn more about our BSN program or find a campus near you click down below.
1 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).
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.