In today’s competitive job market, registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree have an advantage over registered nurses without one. Learn why tomorrow’s RNs are choosing Arizona College’s nursing degree program!
The Benefits of a BSN from Arizona College
The BSN is an undergraduate degree that typically takes 3 to 4 years to complete. Though the degree isn’t required for becoming a registered nurse, it aids students by preparing them to take the NCLEX-RN exam, pursue graduate study, and qualify for a more diverse selection of jobs in the nursing field.
Receiving a BSN degree from Arizona College helps students stand out among other job applicants. This program includes hands-on learning experience, including clinical rotations and practice in high fidelity simulation laboratories. The BSN program is offered at our Mesa and Las Vegas campuses only.
Classes start as soon as January 1, 2018 – select your nearest Arizona College School of Nursing to learn more!
Nursing Degree Coursework & Requirements
Arizona College’s accelerated nursing program provides hands-on education with real world scenarios. Our modern facilities, medical equipment, and hi-tech simulation laboratory make this interactive education possible.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Arizona College prepares provides students with a clear understanding of what it’s like being a nurse and with the academic foundation that will help them excel in the industry. The nursing program consists of nine semesters with a total of 120 credit hours – 50 hours of lower division courses and 70 hours of upper division courses. Students are also required to complete an additional 877 clinical hours to receive their degree.
The Arizona College BSN curriculum includes coursework in:
- General Studies – Math, English, Humanities, and Social Studies
- Natural Science
- Human Systems
- Nursing Science
- Critical Thinking
Refer to our BSN Program of Study for more specific information about classes, credit hours, and a degree completion timeline.
Financial Aid Available for Those Who Qualify
We understand that nursing school is a serious time and financial commitment, which is why Arizona College offers financial aid programs to assist students who qualify. Fill out the form to request additional information about the admissions process and to find out if you’re eligible to receive financial aid from Arizona College.
Nursing Degree Program Completion & Licensing Information
Upon completing the BSN coursework, you’ll have earned your bachelor’s degree and become eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN), which is required for applying for a nursing license and becoming a registered nurse with the Arizona State Board of Nursing or the Nevada State Board of Nursing.
The path to becoming a registered nurse starts by choosing the right program. Fill out an information form and an advisor will be in touch with you to answer any questions!