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Why our nursing program is right for you:

  • Earn your BSN in 3 years, or less with qualified transfer credits!
  • No waitlist for General Education coursework!
  • Convenient evening General Education courses for your busy schedule
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
  • Institutionally accredited by ABHES2
  • Conveniently located near the interchange of I-50 and I-495, our Virginia nursing school in Falls Church is easy to find and reach from nearly anywhere in northern Virginia including Arlington, Alexandria, Annandale, and Fairfax.

Finally, a nursing school near me in Northern Virginia!

A nursing program in northern Virginia for the entire Washington metro area including Falls Church, Arlington, Alexandria, Annandale, and Fairfax.

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Hear From Students In Our Nursing Degree Program

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, Nursing Program Class of 2022

Arizona College of Nursing has no waiting list to get in. As soon as you make that call to Arizona College, the advisors are on it and they’re very supportive, helpful and they want you to pursue your career.

Janelle Adams, Nursing Program Class of 2021

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Visit Our Nursing Program In Northern Virginia Located In Falls Church

Are you looking for a nursing program that matches your busy life? The first 4 semesters of our nursing program are evening general education classes. To help you earn your nursing degree faster, you’ll complete each general education course in just 8 weeks.

Stop by to learn more about our BSN degree, which prepares you to take on a wider range of responsibilities than an ADN, CNA, LVN or LPN nursing program.

Visit our Falls Church Campus Life and Faculty & Staff pages for more information on our nursing program.

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COVID-19 Announcement

Due to COVID-19, we continue to monitor guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as local requirements to update our protocols as needed.

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Nursing Program Curriculum

We believe in a focused and structured educational environment. Our curriculum is methodically designed to help you reach your career aspirations. From day one, our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program is built to prepare you for a thriving career as a registered nurse (RN).

Students can progress through our BSN program of study in 3-years, or less with qualifying transfer credits. The first year is focused on general education classes, such as: The Fundamentals of Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Global Health. During year two you will transition into the Nursing core portion of the program and take courses like Pharmacology, Microbiology, and Human Pathophysiology.

In the final year, you will spend most of your time engaged in patient care alongside nursing and medical professionals. You will also take specialty classes on subjects such as Maternal Health, Pediatrics, and Community Health.

Visit our BSN Program Curriculum page for more details.

Preparing for the NCLEX Exam in Virginia

Our 3-Year Accelerated BSN Program is designed to help you succeed in your career as a registered nurse (RN). Your journey after graduation from our nursing school in northern Virginia begins with taking and passing the NCLEX-RN exam. Visit our NCLEX Exam Prep page to learn how preparation for the NCLEX is built into our curriculum. Below are a few quick facts to familiarize yourself with the exam.

Testing Length

The NCLEX-RN test allows 6 hours to complete the exam with as many unscheduled breaks you require.

Grading

The NCLEX-RN exam is graded as pass or fail, so you will not receive a numerical score upon completion.

License

Once you receive a letter that you passed your name will appear in your state’s Board of Nursing RN database.

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Nursing Scholarship Opportunities

There are multiple nursing scholarships available to those eligible for our BSN program students at our nursing school in northern Virginia. Select the button below to learn more and to determine eligibility.

  • Futures Scholarship
  • Advancement Scholarship
  • Working Parent Scholarship
  • Achievement Scholarship
  • Opportunity Scholarship

Learn More

Clinical Partnerships at our Northern Virginia nursing school

We are proud of our Falls Church campus and the nursing clinical partnerships we have established as a resource for our students. Our partners play a vital role in the professional development of students during the core curriculum of the BSN program at our Virginia nursing school. Visit Who We Are to learn more about our mission and goals.

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Nursing College Admissions

Future nurses choose Arizona College of Nursing for many reasons including: flexible schedule, 3-year BSN degree program, high-tech facilities, personalized attention, and a solid reputation in local medical communities. Contact us today to get started. Click on the following link for our nursing school Admissions Requirements.

Nursing Career Services

At Arizona College of Nursing, we’ll level up your education with one-on-one career support. Our strong network of healthcare partners helps us provide employment opportunities for students and graduates. Click on this link to learn more about the nursing program Career Services we offer to students.

Hands-On Simulations

Simulation labs provide a safe space for you to practice skills, problem-solve, and take risks. Our SimLabs are equipped with life-like mannequins, “patients” that can breathe and bleed, and your instructors will guide you through basic and complex nursing scenarios. Click on the link to learn more about our nursing college Simulation Labs.

Accreditation

Arizona College of Nursing has earned accreditation from some of the most respected organizations. Attending an accredited school or program can also help you to get a job once you finish school. Click on the link to learn more about our Virginia Nursing School Accreditations and Affiliations.

Curriculum

Our CCNE accredited 3-year nursing degree program combines classroom and hands-on learning. You’ll apply concepts from your foundational courses to real-world scenarios, all while you are developing the professionalism and soft skills demanded of today’s employers. Click on the link to learn more about our college’s Nursing Program Curriculum.

FAQ at our Falls Church Campus

Browse below and click on the following link to view the most frequently asked questions at our Virginia nursing school.

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Accreditations

CCNE Accredited Nursing School
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).
ABHES Accredited Nursing School

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.