Nursing Program Now Offered at Arizona College! July 8, 2013 Uncategorized Share This Article Arizona College is excited to announce the addition of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program to its offering of allied health training programs. The new Nursing program at Arizona College will prepare students for a rewarding career as a Registered Nurse (RN), where they will practice in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment. Registered Nurses have a wide range of responsibilities, including educating patients and the public about various health conditions, providing emotional support to patients and family members, and coordinating patient care. With a variety of work environments to choose from, Registered Nurses may practice in physicians’ offices, hospitals, nursing care facilities, military environments, and outpatient care centers. As a career path, Registered Nursing is expected to grow by 26% from 2010 to 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Arizona College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, graduates will be prepared with the experience, skills, and confidence necessary to succeed in a career as a Nurse. With a well-rounded curriculum, the BSN program provides a solid foundation of coursework focusing on ethics, theory, leadership, and practical competencies. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Arizona College consists of 120 credit hours (50 lower division, 70 upper-division) over the course of nine semesters. All Nursing students are also required to complete 630 hours of clinical rotations as part of their training. All Arizona College Nursing graduates will be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). One must pass this examination for licensure as a Registered Nurse. A Nursing License is required to practice as a Registered Nurse. To learn more about our Nursing program, contact Arizona College today.