EMCC is one of eight Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) colleges that offer an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Nursing. Graduates of this nursing program are eligible to take the national licensing examination (NCLEX-RN), through the Arizona State Board of Nursing to become licensed registered nurses.

At this time, EMCC offers a full-time traditional nursing program for those students who have completed all prerequisite requirements and the Advanced Placement Nursing program. Students who have completed a Practical Nursing program has the opportunity for "advanced placement" into the MCCDNP at Block 3.

Program Accreditation

Approved by the Arizona Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020

AZ Board of Nursing
4747 North 7th Street, Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 771-7800