School of Nursing

Make a difference 

As a registered nurse or nurse practitioner, you’ll make a difference every day.  You’ll learn ways to positively impact the lives and health of individuals, families, and communities—at home and abroad.

Competitive admissions


We have a traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program as well as an RN-to-BSN option and accelerated BSN program for students who already have a bachelor's degree in another area.

In the past, we have had as many as 650 applicants to our pre-licensure traditional BSN programs, and we don’t use a waitlist.

We typically admit:

  • 60 students to our Flagstaff campus
  • 30 students to our Accelerated second degree program
  • 40 students to our Tucson campus
  • 20 students to our Yuma campus
  • 10 students to the American Indian program


We offer the following options in the graduate nursing program: Master’s degree in the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and nurse generalist tracks. A FNP certificate is available for students already holding a Master’s degree in Nursing. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program builds on master’s education with a focus in leadership.

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Program Outcomes

BSN -- MS --DNP Program Outcomes

Current students

Our resources for current students include student clubs and organizations, scholarships, exam and test preparation, advising, and more.

Alumni and friends

Field studies in Tanzania and providing care on the Navajo Nation are just a few of our initiatives. Contribute financially or share your alumni accomplishments to help continue our mission of making a difference in the lives of students and patients.