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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.

Ready to roll? Here's what you need to do to get on board!

  1. Become an EMCC student!
  2. Attend a mandatory Nursing information session.
  3. Meet with the Nursing coordinator for individual guidance. This is available to students who have attended the Nursing information and to current Nursing students.

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!

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 Information

Program Accreditation

 The Maricopa Nursing Program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing, and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

 Each MaricopaNursing college is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. State approval for the Nursing Programs is provided by the Arizona State Board of Nursing (AZBN) at 1740 W Adams Street, Suite 2000, Phoenix, AZ 85007, (602) 771-7800.

University 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.

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