Students interested in any nursing program are required to attend an information session which provides in-depth information, enrollment guidance, and academic advising on the Nursing program. Only students who attend an Advising & Information session may see a Nursing Advisor one on one. Please visit the Nursing website above for more information about these sessions.
This program is part of the Nursing Department.
Would you like a career in one of the most rewarding and in-demand occupations in today’s workforce? Then consider a career as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Nursing is a profession that provides health care services to the ill, the disabled, and the healthy. Nursing promotes health in all individuals through research, health education, and patient consultation.
The Nursing program at MCC offers a variety of course schedules presented at selected sites with full-time and online options. Clinical experiences are provided in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. Nursing students work directly with patients, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals. They receive hands-on experience in select specialty areas in community, long-term care, and acute care facilities.
Completion of the Nursing program and general education degree requirements prepares students for licensure as a registered nurse. Licensing requirements are the exclusive responsibility of the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
The Nursing program at MCC includes six pathways:
- Nursing (AAS)
- Concurrent Enrollment Pathway (CEP)
- Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Nursing Refresher
- Paramedic to RN
- Nursing Continuing Education (NCE)
The Right Pathway for You
MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.
The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.
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MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.
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Successful completion of the Nursing program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
Nursing Advising & Information Sessions
Students interested in this program are required to attend an Advising & Information session which provides in-depth information, enrollment guidance, and academic advising on the Nursing program. Only students who attend an Advising & Information session may meet with a Nursing Advisor one on one. Please visit the Nursing website for more information about these sessions.