Healing and helping are in your future!

The Nursing program at EMCC provides students with the practical and technical skills and training that lead to a rewarding career in healthcare. Successful students will receive an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree.

All Nursing courses are taught by current or retired healthcare practitioners, using the latest technology and tools, sharing their personal knowledge and experience to prepare you to work in this very diverse industry that blends science, health and compassion.

At EMCC, we strive to build lasting relationships with local healthcare organizations so our students are provided tremendous opportunity to complete clinical courses in contemporary high-tech, high-touch organizations. In addition, EMCC prides itself on creating the technology-savvy nurse with courses held in newly created learning studios (classrooms) and clinical simulation and skills labs. Some of our partners are:

  • Abrazo Healthcare

    • West Valley Hospital

    • Arrowhead Hospital

    • Maryvale Hospital

  • Banner Health

    • Banner Estrella

    • Banner Good Samaritan

    • Banner Del Webb

  • Phoenix Children's Hospital

  • Hacienda

  • Los Ninos

  • St. Joseph’s

  • John C. Lincoln

  • VA Medical Center

  • Baptist

  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America

When you enroll in the Nursing program, you become part of the Nursing Institute at EMCC, which helps students succeed by offering educational networks, scholarships, internships and other professional opportunities within their selected field of study. Take a look Inside the Program for a glimpse as to what you can expect as a Nursing student.

Course Sequence: From patients to protocols, and service to healing, EMCC brings you to the heart of the industry. Your education is already mapped out for you here.

Advising: Potential applicants are urged to meet with the Admission Officers/Advisors each semester. Applicants must complete a Student Information Form at the college of first choice and request that all official colleges/universities transcripts are sent to the Admissions Office at the selected college. Read more.

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Career and Employment Outlook

The degree in nursing is designed to prepare students for careers within healthcare settings, including, but not limited to: hospitals, physician offices, nursing homes, etc. Read more from O*NET.

Additional Info

Special requirements: Pursuant to the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Policy #29, Advertising and Recruitment of Students ​requiring​ student achievement outcome data ​be made publicly accessible. Student achievement data are available at MaricopaNursingBackground check requirements, admission requirements, application packets and other critical information is available here.

Transfer Options

After completing the AAS, you will be well-prepared to begin your career path or transfer to a university for a bachelor's degree. 

At EMCC, get a degree in... And transfer to a university to get a degree in...
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program

This program has an MAPP (Maricopa-ASU Pathway Program) option. For more information about the MAPP program and to find additional information, see the MAPP page.