Each of our locations is 100% dedicated to either Nursing or Allied Health education.
Our onsite academic programs prepare students for in-demand careers.
Our local Admissions and Financial Aid team can answer your questions regarding enrollment, scholarships, and financing options.
From orientation to graduation, our team provides support at every step of your journey.
Our purpose is to provide people the opportunity to enhance their lives through education.
Accelerated Nursing Program (BSN): A Nursing School For Nurses, By Nurses
Due to COVID-19, our nursing school and health care programs have moved to an online learning platform so we can continue supporting our student’s educational goals. Over the coming weeks, the hands-on portion of courses will be migrating back to campus and will follow strict health and safety guidelines.
How does our accelerated nursing program fit your busy life?
*From Jan to Dec 2019 per NCSBN NCLEX-RN reporting available at https://nevadanursingboard.org/education/
A nursing program for the entire Las Vegas region including Winchester, Sunrise Manor, Paradise, and Spring Valley.
Real-life Scenarios & Simulation
Participate in high-tech health simulations in state-of-the-art labs that replicate today’s exam rooms, ER bays, and delivery suites.
Learn from experienced nurses and healthcare leaders as they share their knowledge and passion with you.
Case Studies & Discussion
Join your classmates and instructors in engaging conversations while examining and reimagining actual medical cases.
Fast. Flexible. Focused.
Complete your BSN in three years or less with qualified transfer credits. Begin with evening, hybrid general education classes, then dive into your nursing core.
Participate in hands-on simulations in high-tech labs. Immerse yourself in the field during your clinical experiences.
Here at the Las Vegas campus, we’re a close-knit community with tons of social events like Welcome Week, Dinner with the Dean, and ice cream socials. We celebrate together too, with a special ceremony as students move from general education to core classes.
We know you’re busy. That might mean grabbing lunch or dinner before class, or just taking a snack break. Well, we have good news for you. Across our parking lot, you will find Panera, PizzaRev, and Chick-fil-A!
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.
“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.”
“The college faculty puts an emphasis on their experience as nurses when they are teaching which helps with student understanding and learning”
To fill the requirements for your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, you’ll start your nursing program with General Education courses that will form the foundation of your education. If you enter the program with no transfer credits, these classes would span the duration of your first three semesters. You’ll take classes like The Fundamentals of Biology, Introduction to Psychology, Global Health and more. A sample first year course schedule could look like this:
In situations where students are able to transfer in a high number of credits from other schools, they may be able to start nursing core classes during the first year.
In your second year of the BSN program, you’ll finish your General Education courses and make the exciting transition into the Nursing core portion of the program. You’ll take classes that help you develop the critical judgment needed to deliver safe and effective care and get your first clinical experiences caring for patients.
You’ll take classes like Ethical & Legal Standards in Nursing, Interprofessional Communication and Mental Health Theory & Application. A second year schedule could look like this:
In the final year of the program, you’ll spend the most time engaged in patient care. You’ll work alongside medical professionals and take advanced classes that will prepare you for a career in nursing.
As you near the end of your program you’ll take classes in specialty fields such as Maternal Health, Pediatric Health and Community Health. A typical third year schedule could look like this:
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 the Arizona College School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).