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COVID-19 Announcement

Due to COVID-19, we have moved our health care programs to an online learning platform so we can continue supporting our student’s educational goals. The hands-on components of courses are being held on campus following strict health and safety guidelines.

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All we do is Nursing

How does our accelerated Nursing Program fit your busy life?

  • Earn your BSN in just 3 years, or less with qualified transfer credits!
  • Start sooner – classes begin about every 8 weeks
  • ABHES-Accredited1 and CCNE-Accredited2
  • Conveniently located in the Westshore District, our nursing school in Tampa FL is easy to find and reach from nearly anywhere in Tampa Bay.

Finally, a nursing school near me!

A nursing program for the entire Tampa region including St. Petersburg, Clearwater, North Tampa, and Brandon.

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Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program

Arizona College of Nursing is now authorized to offer eligible students the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program. This program provides scholarships based on high school academic achievement. It has four award levels: the Florida Academic Scholars Award (FAS), Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS), Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award (GVS), and the Florida Gold Seal CAPE Scholarship (GSC).

Each award has different academic criteria for eligibility and provides a different award amount. The Florida Academic Scholar with the highest academic ranking in each county will also receive the Academic Top Scholars Award.

Bright Futures Eligibility and Requirements

  • Be a Florida state resident and a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Complete the Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) by 8/31 the year of your high school graduation
  • Earn a standard Florida high school diploma or its equivalent from a Florida public high school or a registered Florida Department of Education private school
  • Not have been convicted of (or pleaded no contest to) a felony charge
  • Be accepted by and enroll in a degree or certificate program at an eligible Florida public or independent postsecondary institution
  • Be enrolled for at least six (non-remedial) credit hours per term

*The State of Florida determines eligibility and award amount of the scholarship.
If you would like to apply for the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, click here.

Career-Focused Education

Real-life Scenarios & Simulation

Participate in high-tech health simulations in state-of-the-art labs that replicate today’s exam rooms, ER bays, and delivery suites.

Expert Faculty

Learn from experienced nurses and healthcare leaders as they share their knowledge and passion with you.

Case Studies & Discussion

Join your classmates and instructors in engaging conversations while examining and reimagining actual medical cases.

Fast. Flexible. Focused.

Complete your BSN in three years or less with qualified transfer credits. Begin with evening, hybrid general education classes, then dive into your nursing core.

Real-world experience.

Participate in hands-on simulations in high-tech labs. Immerse yourself in the field during your clinical experiences.

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Our Nursing School in Tampa

Are you looking for a nursing school that offers a nursing program to match 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.

Learn more about our CCNE-Accredited2 BSN program

Nationally Accredited

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1 All 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.

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2 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Hear From Our Students

“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

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

Dan Yap

BSN Curriculum

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