Nursing Department

Start on the pathway to becoming a nurse today. MaricopaNursing at EMCC can show you how to jumpstart your RN or BSN education. MaricopaNursing offers a district-wide curriculum that is centered on our core values of caring, critical thinking, holism, nursing role development, safe practice, and information management.

We look forward to working with you to meet your career goals and invite you to be a part of MaricopaNursing at Estrella Mountain Community College.

The EMCC Nursing program offers:

  • Ability to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing while earning your associate’s degree in the Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP)
  • Smaller class sizes than large universities
  • Very affordable education 
  • Financial aid counseling and application assistance


The MaricopaNursing program at Estrella Mountain Community College located in Avondale, AZ is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Estrella Mountain Community College nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at:

Please visit the MaricopaNursing main page for more information regarding our Nursing program, admission requirements, health and safety requirements, advance placement and additional program options!