Health and Exercise Science

Degrees and Programs

Associate in Applied Science in Nursing ( 64-74 credit hours required )

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Nursing Program is available at nine of the Maricopa Community Colleges. Clinical experiences are provided in a variety of healthcare settings. The Nursing Program provides eligibility for students to apply for the national exam for the registered nurse license. Licensing requirements are the exclusive responsibility of the State Board of Nursing.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Nursing Program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone: (404)975-5000 Fax: (404)975-5020 www.acenursing.org.

Program offerings:

This program is offered at the following sites:

  1. Chandler Gilbert Community College
    Ph: 480-988-8880
  2. Estrella Mountain Community College
    Ph: 623-935-8949
  3. Gateway Community College
    Ph: 602-286-8178
  4. Glendale Community College
    Ph: 623-845-3350
  5. Mesa Community College
    Ph: 480-461-7600
  6. Paradise Valley Community College
    Ph: 602-787-7060
  7. Phoenix College
    Ph: 602-285-7427
  8. Scottsdale Community College
    Ph: 480-423-6137