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Why our nursing program is right for you:

  • 91.95% NCLEX Pass Rate at our Tempe campus in 2021*
  • Earn your BSN in just 3 years, or less with qualified transfer credits!
  • Convenient evening General Education courses for your busy schedule
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
  • Institutionally accredited by ABHES2
  • Conveniently located at Broadway and Craycroft, our Tucson nursing school is easy to find and reach from anywhere in Tucson AZ.

*From Jan to Dec 2021, per NCSBN NCLEX-RN reporting available at https://www.azbn.gov

Finally, a nursing school near me in Tucson!

A nursing program in Tucson for the entire region including Catalina Foothills, Flowing Wells, Casas Adobe, Drexel Heights, and Oro Valley.

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Additional hours available upon request.

Hear From Students In Our Nursing Degree Program

If you are doubting whether you can become a nurse, the Arizona College teachers and staff will show you that you absolutely can. Every teacher is dedicated to mentoring and supporting students as much as possible.

Liezel Milad, BSN Program 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, BSN Program Class of 2020

Tucson nursing degree program campus.

Visit Our Tucson Nursing College

Are you looking for a nursing school that offers a nursing degree program to match your busy life? The first 4 semesters of our BSN 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 Tucson Campus Life and Faculty & Staff pages for more information on our nursing program in Tucson.

  • Approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing
  • Arizona College of Nursing is approved for participation with AZ-SARA

COVID-19 Announcement

Due to COVID-19, we continue to monitor guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as local requirements to update our protocols as needed.

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Our 3-year nursing degree program prepares you for the NCLEX. Click to request information today to get started.
 
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Nursing Program Curriculum

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

Students can progress through our BSN program of study in 3-years, or less with qualifying transfer credits. The first year is focused on general education classes, such as: The Fundamentals of Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Global Health. During year two you will transition into the Nursing core portion of the program and take courses like Pharmacology, Microbiology, and Human Pathophysiology.

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

Visit our BSN Program Curriculum page for more details.

Preparing for the NCLEX Exam in Arizona

Our 3-Year Accelerated BSN Program is designed to help you succeed in your career as a registered nurse (RN). Your journey after graduation from our Tucson nursing college begins with taking and passing the NCLEX-RN exam. Visit our NCLEX Exam Prep page to learn how preparation for the NCLEX is built into our curriculum. Below are a few quick facts to familiarize yourself with the exam.

Testing Length

The NCLEX-RN test allows 6 hours to complete the exam with as many unscheduled breaks you require.

Grading

The NCLEX-RN exam is graded as pass or fail, so you will not receive a numerical score upon completion.

License

Once you receive a letter that you passed your name will appear in your state’s Board of Nursing RN database.

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Nursing Scholarship Opportunities

There are multiple nursing scholarships available to those eligible for our BSN program students at our Tucson nursing college. Select the button below to learn more and to determine eligibility.

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

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Clinical Partnerships At Our Tucson Nursing School

We are proud of our Tucson campus and the nursing clinical partnerships we have established as a resource for our students. Our partners play a vital role in the professional development of students during the core curriculum of the BSN program at our Tucson nursing school. Visit Who We Are to learn more about our mission and goals.

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Nursing College Admissions

Future nurses choose Arizona College of Nursing for many reasons including: flexible schedule, 3-year BSN degree program, high-tech facilities, personalized attention, and a solid reputation in local medical communities. Contact us today to get started. Click on the following link for our nursing school Admissions Requirements.

Nursing Career 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 employment opportunities for students and graduates. Click on this link to learn more about the nursing program Career Services we offer to students.

Hands-On Simulations

Simulation labs provide a safe space for you to practice skills, problem-solve, and take risks. Our SimLabs are equipped with life-like mannequins, “patients” that can breathe and bleed, and your instructors will guide you through basic and complex nursing scenarios. Click on the link to learn more about our nursing college Simulation Labs.

Accreditation

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. Click on the link to learn more about our Tucson Nursing School Accreditations and Affiliations.

Curriculum

Our CCNE accredited 3-year 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 employers. Click on the link to learn more about our college’s Nursing Program Curriculum.

FAQ at our Tucson Campus

Browse below and click on the following link to view the most frequently asked questions at our Tucson nursing school.

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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 (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).

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.