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Why Our Nursing School in Ontario Is Right For You

  • Earn your BSN in just 3 years, or less with qualified transfer credits!
  • Evening classes for general education coursework
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
  • Institutionally accredited by ABHES2
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).
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 national accrediting agency (https://www.abhes.org/).
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Your Nursing Dream Can Start Now

Our nursing school in Ontario, California is designed with one goal: to prepare you for a successful nursing career. We combine 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 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 exam prep to get you ready for a successful nursing career. Credit for Military Education and Experience information can be accessed by visiting our Credit Transfers Guidelines page.

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 to a nursing career. Students can progress through our BSN program of study in 3-years or less with qualifying transfer credits, if the courses apply to the program of study. 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 California

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 healthcare 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 California to provide students with opportunities for clinical experience.

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Our Ontario 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

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.

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Complete NCLEX Exam Prep

Our nursing school in California is designed to start preparing you for the NCLEX exam on Day 1. Instructors introduce students to NCLEX-style questions and clinical judgment throughout our curriculum to get them comfortable. Here’s just a few of the ways we prepare you for NCLEX:

  • A class dedicated entirely to preparing for the NCLEX 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 pass rate of 89.74%* across all campuses. As a new campus, Ontario does not yet have NCLEX outcomes available specific to this location.

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Hear From Students In Our Nursing School

Arizona College prepared me so well for my NCLEX and what to expect in the field. I really enjoyed my clinical rotations and had some great professors.

Holly LaValley, BSN Program Class of 2022

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

Finally, a nursing school near me in Southern California!

An Ontario nursing program for the entire region including Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga, Chino, and San Bernadino.

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday Closed

Additional hours available upon request.

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Visit Our Ontario Nursing School

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 Ontario Campus Life and Campus Leadership pages for more information on our nursing school in southern California.

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LVN Advanced Standings (CA Only)

Arizona College of Nursing provides an LVN advanced standing option in the program. Eligible applicants may apply for LVN advanced standing given they meet the following criteria: Maintenance of an active unencumbered LVN/LPN license from a jurisdiction recognized by the National Council of state board of nursing and all other admission requirements of the program. This option allows students the opportunity to earn proficiency credits for up to eight credit hours in the program.

Nursing Transfer Credit (CA Only)

Students are eligible to obtain credit for previous education or for other squired knowledge in the field of nursing through equivalence, challenge examinations, or other methods of evaluation.

FAQ at our Ontario Campus

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

Arizona College of Nursing – Ontario
(909) 935-2744 info@arizonacollege.edu
3401 N Centre Lake Drive, Ontario, CA 91761

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 national accrediting agency.