Nursing program students at our Tempe nursing school.

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BSN nursing program student in class at our nursing school in Tempe.

A nursing school focused on nursing

How does our accelerated nursing program fit your busy life?

  • 97% NCLEX Pass Rate at Tempe campus in 2020*
  • Earn your BSN in just 3 years!
  • No waitlist – sessions start about every 8 weeks, 6 times a year
  • ABHES-Accredited1 and CCNE-Accredited2
  • Right off the Broadway curve, our Tempe nursing school in Arizona is easy to find and reach from nearly anywhere in Phoenix.

*From Jan to Dec 2020, per NCSBN NCLEX-RN reporting available at https://www.azbn.gov

Finally, a nursing school near me!

A nursing school for the entire East Valley including Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale, Gilbert, and Chandler.

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Career-focused nursing school

Curriculum

Our accredited 3-year nursing 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 employers. Learn more HERE.

Admissions

Future nurses choose Arizona College of Nursing for many reasons that include: flexible schedule, accelerated 3-year program, high-tech facilities, personalized attention, and a solid reputation in local medical communities. Contact us today to get started. Learn more HERE.

Services

At Arizona College of Nursing, we’ll level up your education with one-on-one career support. Our strong network of healthcare partners helps us provide externship and employment opportunities for students and graduates. Learn more HERE.

Simulations

Simulation labs provide a safe space for you to practice skills, problem-solve, and take risks. Along with SimLabs come life-like mannequins, “patients” that can breathe and bleed. Your instructors will guide you through basic and advanced nursing scenarios. Learn more HERE.

Accreditation

Arizona College of Nursing has earned accreditation from some of the most respected healthcare organizations. Attending an accredited school or program can can also help you to get a job once you finish school. Learn more HERE.

BSN nursing program campus at our nursing school in Tempe.

Our nursing school in Tempe, Arizona

Here at the Tempe campus, we are a close-knit community of nursing students and professionals with a passion for helping people. And we know your life is probably already busy. That’s why we have a convenient self-service food mart on-premise and a full cafe right across the parking lot. And, we’re not far from quick bites at Starbucks, The Buffalo Spot, Jersey Mike’s Subs, and McDonald’s.

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.

BSN Curriculum

We believe in a focused and structured educational environment. Our curriculum is methodically designed to help you reach your career aspirations.

Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is a 3-year nursing program, with the first year focused on general education classes, such as: The Fundamentals of Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Global Health. Year two of our nursing program transitions into the Nursing core portion of the program, with courses like Pharmacology, Microbiology, and Human Pathophysiology. 

In the final year, you will spend most of your time engaged in patient care along side medical professionals. You will also take classes in specialty fields such as Maternal Health, Pediatrics, and Community Health.

Visit our BSN Curriculum page for more details.

BSN nursing program students in class at our nursing school in Tempe.

FAQ at our Tempe Campus

What is the difference between an LPN school and a BSN school? Are you curious how much it will cost you to become a nurse in Arizona? CLICK HERE to view the most frequently asked questions at our nursing school in Tempe.

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Hear from our students

Janelle Adams

Class of 2021

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Dan Yap

Class of 2020

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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.

Nursing school accreditation.

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