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Why Our Nursing School in Melbourne Is Right For You

  • No waitlist to start at our Melbourne nursing campus
  • Earn your BSN in 3 years, or less with qualified transfer credits!
  • Evening classes for general education coursework
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
  • Institutionally accredited by ABHES2
ABHES Accredited Nursing School
All Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency (https://www.abhes.org/).
CCNE Accredited Nursing School
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).
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Your Nursing Dream Can Start Now

Our nursing school in Melbourne, FL is designed with one goal: to prepare you for a successful career in the health sciences as a registered nurse (RN). We strive for academic excellence through classroom teaching, hands-on simulations, and training in real-world healthcare environments to give you the skills you need.

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Graduate in Less Time With Eligible Transfer Credits

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NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation From Day 1

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Nursing School Curriculum

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). Our curriculum combines classroom teaching, hands-on labs, real-world clinical experience, and extensive NCLEX-RN exam prep to get you ready for a successful nursing career.

Sample Classes in Our BSN Curriculum:

How Transfer Credits Work

At Arizona College of Nursing, we understand that you want to get the most out of your previous education experience on your journey through nursing school. Students can progress through our BSN program of study in 3-years or less with qualifying gen ed transfer credits. Our academic advisors will work closely with you to review transcripts and transfer as many credits as possible.

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Clinical Partnerships At Our Nursing School in Florida

In the final year of the program, students spend most of their time in clinical rotations, training in real-world healthcare environments. Hands-on experience with patients and medical professionals is one of the most powerful ways to learn. We make it a priority for our students.  We’ve partnered with healthcare providers in Florida to provide students with opportunities for clinical experience working with nurse leaders.

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Our Melbourne Campus is a Career-Focused Nursing School

We work hard to equip students with the skills & hands-on experience they need to succeed in the nursing field.

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Guided Hands-On Simulations

Simulation labs provide a safe space for you to practice skills, problem-solve, and take risks. Our Sim Labs are equipped with life-like mannequins, as “patients” that can breathe and bleed. Your instructors will guide you through basic and complex nursing scenarios, giving you time to practice the medical skills you would use as a nurse.

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Nursing Career Services and Resources

At Arizona College of Nursing, we know your ultimate goal is to work as a registered nurse. In the final year of nursing school, our instructors work with each student on crafting their nursing resume, preparing for interviews, and providing job-searching tips. Through our network of healthcare partners, we can sometimes connect students with potential job opportunities.

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BSN Curriculum

Our CCNE-accredited 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 healthcare employers.

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Accredited Nursing School

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN) at Arizona College of Nursing – Melbourne is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). All Arizona College of Nursing campuses are also institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Complete NCLEX-RN Exam Prep

Our nursing school in Florida is designed to start preparing you for the NCLEX-RN exam on Day 1. Instructors introduce students to NCLEX-RN-style questions and clinical judgment throughout our curriculum to get them comfortable. To learn more about testing format and study strategies, read our blog post Mastering the NCLEX: A Comprehensive Guide to Preparation.

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Here’s just a few of the ways we prepare you for NCLEX-RN:

  • A class dedicated entirely to preparing for the NCLEX-RN exam.
  • Virtual practice exams customized for each student
  • Exam strategies & tips from instructors
  • Customized assignments & study plans

With NCLEX-RN exam prep built into our curriculum, your success is our priority. In 2023 Arizona College of Nursing had an average NCLEX-RN pass rate of 89.74%* across all campuses. As a new campus, Melbourne does not yet have NCLEX-RN outcomes available specific to this location.

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Hear From Students In Our Nursing School

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

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, BSN Program Class of 2021

Finally, a nursing school near me in Melbourne!

A Florida nursing school for the entire Melbourne area including Melbourne, Palm Bay, and Malabar.

Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday Closed, Sunday Closed – Has onsite services

Additional hours available upon request.

Visit Our Nursing School in Melbourne

At Arizona College of Nursing, we know nursing students. You dream of becoming a nurse, but your life is already extremely busy, so you ask yourself how you can make it happen. Our nursing school in Melbourne is conveniently located close to downtown Melbourne, our nursing program offers easy access to students in the Melbourne Metro area including Palm Bay, Malabar, Rockledge, and Grant-Valkaria.

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We also tailored our curriculum to match your busy life. During the first 4 semesters of general education classes, they are held in the evenings and each course is completed in just 8 weeks. Stop by our nursing school to learn more about our 3-year BSN degree program, which prepares you to take on a wider range of responsibilities than CNA, LVN or LPN nursing programs. Visit our Melbourne Campus Life and Campus Leadership pages for more information on our nursing program in Melbourne.

Visit our Melbourne Campus Life page for more information on our nursing program and student life in Melbourne.

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Nursing Programs and Scholarship Opportunities

As you consider nursing schools in Florida, we know that the cost of the program is an important factor in your decision. Students can receive up to $5,000 in scholarship support.

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Click the button below to learn more about our nursing scholarships in Florida and to determine your eligibility

  • Futures Scholarship
  • Advancement Scholarship
  • Working Parent Scholarship
  • Achievement Scholarship
  • Opportunity Scholarship
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FAQ at our Melbourne Campus

Browse below and click on the following link to view the most frequently asked questions at our Melbourne nursing school. To find a nursing school near you, visit our Campus Locations page.

Arizona College of Nursing – Melbourne
(855) 706-8382 info@arizonacollege.edu
100 Rialto Pl # 100, Melbourne, FL 32901

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 (www.aacnnursing.org).

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 accrediting agency.