A degree in nursing provides many options, giving you the ability to decide where you want to go with your career.
Registered Nurses (RNs) are trusted care providers, client advocates and educators, making a difference in our community and in the world each day.
RNs are educated as a generalists who deliver healthcare to clients and family groups. Our program includes the competencies related to the art and science of nursing. Graduates receiving an AAS degree in Nursing are eligible to apply for licensure as an RN.
Employment is found in a variety of acute, long-term and community-based healthcare settings, including:
- Home Healthcare Agencies
- Nursing Homes
- Community Health Agencies
RN's function within the legal scope of practice and use professional standards when caring for clients and families across the life span.
For more information, visit MaricopaNursing.
All students interested in any of our Nursing programs will be required to attend an Information/Advising session, which will provide in-depth information and enrollment guidance. Only students who attend a session may meet with a Nursing program advisor one on one.Information Sessions will be held twice a week on Mondays at 5 p.m. or Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. (following general campus tours). Information sessions will be held in the CH Building; stop by the lobby for session location. Campus tours and RSVPs are strongly encouraged, but not required. This does not apply to the Central City Nursing Program. Schedule a campus tour here.
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Charge Nurse, Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse**
Certificate of Completion in Nursing Refresher: $855*
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing: $9,104*
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* Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on the 2015-2016 tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.
**For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET OnLine for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, as well as wage and employment trend information.