Nursing Department


As a precautionary measure against COVID-19 and for the health and safety of our students, staff, and community, we will be handling all advisement requests and questions through email at this time. All walk-in advisement hours and in-person Pre-Nursing Information Sessions have been suspended until further notice.

We are happy to assist you with all of your advisement needs through email ( at this time. We can answer general questions, check progress, help with class selection, and many other items through email. 

We also have other options to meet with an advisor. Currently, we are offering virtual appointments using chat, audio/video conferencing, or phone. If you are interested in setting up an appointment, then please fill out our google form. Once you have completed the form, we will contact you to schedule the appointment.

To contact a Nursing Advisement Specialist, please email us at

Nursing at EMCC

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!