Our accredited 3-year nursing program is a combination of classroom and hands-on learning. You’ll apply concepts from your foundational courses to real-world scenarios, all while developing the professionalism and soft skills demanded of today’s employers such as: leadership and ethics, communication and critical thinking, teamwork and collaboration, responsibility and dependability.
Participate in high-tech health simulations in state-of-the-art labs that replicate today’s exam rooms, ER bays, and delivery suites.
Join your classmates and instructors in engaging conversations while examining and reimagining actual medical cases.
Immerse yourself in a variety of healthcare settings during multiple clinical experiences.
Due to COVID-19 we have implemented strict health and safety protocols including temperature checks, mask wearing, sanitizing, and distancing to protect our students and staff.
While every student’s schedule and academic experience may vary, here’s a look at a typical three-year progression:
You’ll start your BSN degree program with general education courses spread out over three terms. These classes might include:
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:
Your nursing core continues into your third year, which also entails specialty and advanced classes. You’ll work alongside medical professionals and gain caregiving experience during clinical rotations. Courses could include:
1 All 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.
2 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).