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Why Our Nursing School In Sarasota Is Right For You

  • No waitlist to start at our Sarasota nursing campus
  • Earn your BSN in just 3 years, or less with qualified transfer credits!
  • Evening classes for general education coursework
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
  • Join a community of 6,500+ nursing students
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 accrediting agency (https://www.abhes.org/).

Your Nursing Dream Can Start Now

Our nursing school in Sarasota, 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 nursing 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 Education 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 three 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 and nursing research by working with nurse leaders.

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Our Sarasota Campus is a Career-Focused Nursing School

We work hard to equip students with the nursing skills & hands-on experience they need to succeed in their chosen 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 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 Program 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 – Sarasota 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).

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Complete NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation

Our nursing program in Sarasota, Florida is designed to start preparing you for the NCLEX-RN exam on day one. 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.

Here are 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, Sarasota does not yet have NCLEX-RN outcomes available specific to this location.

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Hear From Students In Our Nursing School

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, Class of 2021

The college faculty puts an emphasis on their experience as nurses when they are teaching which helps with student understanding and learning.

Dan Yap, Class of 2020

Finally, a Nursing School Near Me in Sarasota!

Our nursing program serves the entire Sarasota area and is centrally located in University Park near Bradenton and Venice.

Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday-Sunday Closed

Additional hours available upon request.

Tour Our Nursing School in Sarasota

At Arizona College of Nursing, we know nursing students. You dream of starting your nursing journey, but your life is already hectic, so you ask yourself how you can make it happen. We have tailored our courses to match your busy life.

During the first 4 semesters, general education classes are held in the evenings and each course is completed in just 8 weeks. New sessions start six times yearly, so you are not restricted to starting school in Fall or Spring. Start when the timing is right for you.

Explore our Sarasota, FL nursing school campus: hub of nursing education near me.

Our Sarasota, Florida campus is conveniently located right off I-75 highway and serves the entire Sarasota area. Students considering nursing programs will find a supportive environment in our nursing school as they work towards their degree.

Stop by our nursing school to learn more about our 3-year BSN degree program. Visit our Sarasota Campus Life and Campus Leadership pages for more information on our nursing program and student life in the Sarasota area.

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Nursing School 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.

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

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

Browse below to learn about nursing concepts or click on the following link to view the most frequently asked questions at our Sarasota nursing school. To find a nursing school campus near you, visit our Campus Locations page.

Arizona College of Nursing – Sarasota
(855) 706-8382 | info@arizonacollege.edu
8043 Cooper Creek Blvd, Suite 107 University Park, FL 34201

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.