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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

Program offerings:

This program is offered at the following sites:

  1. Chandler Gilbert Community College
    Phone: 480-988-8880
  2. Estrella Mountain Community College
    Phone: 623-935-8949
  3. Gateway Community College
    Phone: 602-286-8178
  4. Glendale Community College
    Phone: 623-845-3350
  5. Mesa Community College
    Phone: 480-461-7600
  6. Paradise Valley Community College
    Phone: 602-787-7000
  7. Phoenix College
    Phone: 602-285-7427
  8. Scottsdale Community College
    Phone: 480-423-6137