List of Accredited Nursing Schools in Arizona

The health care sector in the state of Arizona is in great shape, even if the rest of the economy is not as strong, at least for now. Hospitals, medical clinics and other health institutions are abundant in the state and many more are opened each year. With that comes demand for fresh and established nursing professional from all corners of the nursing practice spectrum. RNs are said to be one of the nursing professionals with the best prospects over here, due to shortages as described in this study.  The same study, states that, due to demand and retiring licensed registered nurses, there will be a job growth of 20% in the next decade for RNs in Arizona.

More information about becoming a nurse in the state of Arizona is available here in nursingschoolsnearme.com, or trough the state board of nursing, details are available here. A selection of accredited schools with nursing programs are available below.

Featured Nursing Programs

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MS in Nursing
  • Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
  • Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner
  • And more...

Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning. Today, we offer an impressive array of more than 130 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs across five colleges and the Graduate School.

Programs:

  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Leadership Track (MSN to DNP)
  • Online Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN-FNP)
  • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner Track (BSN to DNP)
  • And more...

Do you want to start working toward a career that actually makes you excited? If so, an education from West Coast University (WCU) could be the perfect choice for you! This accredited, private University has a history that dates back over 100 years. Today, WCU offers health care degrees that will help prepare you and educate you on the current trends and issues within the health industry.

Programs:

  • MSN - Informatics (Online)
  • MSN – Advanced Generalist (Online)
  • RN to MSN - Advanced Generalist (Online)
  • And more...

The University

With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

Programs:

  • MSN Clinical Nurse Educator
  • RN to BSN (licensed RNs only)
  • RN to MSN in Clinical Nurse Educator
  • And more...

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.  We offer online programs focused on doctoral and master’s degrees in the schools of business and technology management, education, psychology and marriage and family sciences.

 


Programs:

  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education

Board of Nursing Approved Nursing Schools

Arizona State University School of Nursing
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Programs: BSN, MSN
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Website: http://www.asu.edu

Grand Canyon University School of Nursing
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Programs: BSN, MSN
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Website: http://www.gcu.edu

Northern Arizona University School of Nursing
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Programs: BSN, MSN
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Website: http://www.nau.edu

The University of Arizona School of Nursing
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Programs: BSN, MSN, PHD
Accreditation: CCNE – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Website: http://www.arizona.edu