Division of Nursing

About the Division of Nursing

For more than 30 years, University of Phoenix has been a leader and innovator in nursing education, helping working nurses like you pursue their professional and personal goals while improving health care delivery and patient outcomes.

In fact, more than 46,000 Division of Nursing graduates chose to pursue their degrees here because of the high-quality education we provide. It's an education that:

  • Enables you to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree around your demanding schedule.
  • Delivers the rigorous accredited curriculum you need to make an impact now, not just after graduation. The curricula for our degree programs — LPN/LVN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing*, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing — are updated regularly to reflect current practices and to meet state requirements.
  • Is taught by nearly 2,000 faculty members who are licensed nurses and seasoned, working health care professionals who are just as committed to your success as you are. You'll benefit from the on-the-job experiences they bring to the classroom.
  • Offers programs accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

We're committed to helping you become more essential — to your patients, to the health care industry and to your community.

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An education to help you meet evolving demands of Nursing

It’s an exciting time to be in nursing. You know as well as anyone that the role of nursing is changing. There is a greater need** for more highly skilled, knowledgeable nurses to step forward as leaders and help improve health care delivery.

University of Phoenix Division of Nursing provides the type of education you need to become such a nurse leader. Our CCNE-accredited nursing programs provide the innovative instruction you’ll need to enhance your knowledge, skills and credentials. Small classes provide personal attention and foster a collaborative environment so you can learn from your peers. Curricula emphasizes evidence-based practice, critical-thinking skills and leadership development. Nursing simulation activities enable you to participate in care-giving scenarios in which to practice your skills.

Earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree with us can help prepare you to take on new responsibilities—whether as a unit director, administrator, educator or clinician in a variety of sectors: hospitals, clinics, correctional facilities, universities, regulatory agencies, private practice and more.

Admission requirements

Find out what you’ll need to enroll in your bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree program.

Profiles in inspiration

Learn how our Nursing alumni are impacting their communities.

For more information about each of these programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment.html.

* The LPN/LVN to BSN degree programs are currently offered at the following campuses: Denver, CO; Honolulu, HI; Modesto, CA; and Phoenix, AZ.

** The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports increased demand for LPNs/LVNs and RNs through the decade.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing programs at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).

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