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Why Our Nursing School Is Right For You

  • 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
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 (
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 (
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Your Nursing Dream Can Start Now

Our Michigan nursing school in Southfield 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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Get Hands-On Experience in Guided Labs

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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 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 Michigan Nursing School in Southfield

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 Michigan to provide students with opportunities for clinical experience.

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Our Southfield 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 – Southfield is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 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 Prep

Our nursing school in Michigan 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. 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, Southfield 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 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

Throughout my life, I struggled to do well in school. But the faculty of Arizona College took the time to sit down with me and provide the support I needed. Happy to say that I’ve graduated the BSN program with a 3.7 GPA!

Erin Katnik, BSN Program Class of 2023

Finally, a nursing school near me in Michigan!

A Michigan nursing program for the entire metro Detroit area, centrally located near Washtenaw, Wayne, and Genesee counties.

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

Additional hours available upon request.

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Visit Our Detroit Nursing School in Southfield

Are you looking for a nursing program that matches your busy life? Our general education classes meet on evenings and weekends to provide the flexibility many of our students need. 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 program, which prepares you to take on a wider range of responsibilities than a CNA, LVN or LPN nursing program. Visit our Southfield Campus Life and Campus Leadership pages for more information on our nursing school in Michigan.

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Learn How Our Faculty and Leadership Bring Practice to the Classroom

Our faculty and leadership at the Southfield campus have real-world nursing experience and want to help equip you for a successful career in registered nursing. With mentorship and hands-on guidance in in-person labs and simulations, you can apply what you’re learning to advanced nursing practice scenarios.

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Twanda Gillespie

Dean of Nursing

What inspired you to pursue a career in nursing education?

“Nursing has been a wonderful career that has provided me with diverse and enriching experiences. I find great joy in mentoring new nurses as they enter the profession. I am dedicated to passing on the values of caring, serving others, and embodying the art and science of nursing through compassion and competence.”

What makes Arizona College of Nursing different from other nursing schools in Michigan?

“Arizona College of Nursing offers a wealth of resources to support students in achieving their goals. We provide a personalized educational experience with multiple touch points, guiding our students through every step of their program.”

What support resources are available to nursing school students at the Southfield campus?

“The Learning Resource Center offers a range of resources to support students, from counseling services to tools for managing everyday life. We provide tutoring in various subjects to assist students in their studies. Additionally, faculty members, myself, and many other resources are always available to support our students.”

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Arizona College of Nursing and Oakland Schools are proud to announce a Priority Admissions Program

Arizona College of Nursing and Oakland Schools have partnered to make it easier for Oakland Schools students to transition into Arizona College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. This unique partnership ensures Oakland School students who wish to begin their BSN degree program experience a seamless transition process. The Arizona College of Nursing admissions team will provide Oakland Schools students who meets its admissions requirements with priority admissions to the school and will assist transferring students through the admissions process from start to finish.

To learn more speak with one of our admissions representatives.

Michigan Nursing School Scholarship Opportunities

As you consider 3-year BSN programs in Michigan, 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 Michigan nursing scholarships and to determine eligibility

  • Futures Scholarship
  • Advancement Scholarship
  • Working Parent Scholarship
  • Achievement Scholarship
  • Opportunity Scholarship


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FAQ at our Southfield Campus

Browse below and click on the following link to view the most frequently asked questions at our Michigan nursing school. For more information about our nursing program near Detroit visit our Campus Life and Campus Leadership pages, and to find a nursing school near you, visit our Campus Locations page.

Arizona College of Nursing – Southfield
(313) 284-6729
26400 Lahser Rd Suite 400 Southfield, MI 48033


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 (

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.