Nursing Schools In Arizona (AZ)

In the past ten years the number of smokers and smoking related illnesses has decreased in the state of Arizona. This is thanks no doubt to the tireless work of Arizona nurses across the state monitoring and caring for the health of their patients.

It’s true, ‘Zonies love their healthcare. And why wouldn’t they? They have some of the best nurses in the world! If you’ve ever considered becoming an Arizona nurse, whether it be as an LPN, an RN or a CNA, now has never been a better time to start.

Browse the list of schools below and find the one that works best for you. With campuses across the state from Phoenix to Tucson and Flagstaff our fully accredited nursing schools can help guide you down the path towards your desired career. Thinking of switching careers and becoming a nurse? Don’t have a lot of time on your hands these days? Don’t worry; we have several quality online learning options as well. Click the button to contact the school of your choice and start today!

As an Arizonan nurse you will:

  • Assist patients in hospitals, care homes and outpatient centers
  • Carry out minor medical procedures
  • Create and implement patient care plans
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

Some career figures for nursing professionals in Arizona:

  • Average annual salary: $50,450
  • Currently employed: 7,590
  • Employment outlook: 22% growth
  • Most popular degrees: Bachelor’s, Associate’s

Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.

Carrington College

Four Great Reasons To Choose Carrington


More than 80% of Carrington College students use some form on financial aid1 to help cover the cost of their education2. That’s why we offer personalized counseling from a Student Finance Advisor to help make your college experience more affordable.

1. Student loans, grants and scholarships are available to those who qualify.
2. Percentage calculated by Carrington College for the 2015-16 school year.


You want a hands-on career, and your Carrington College education will help get you there. From blood draws to x-rays, our courses are designed to let you practice your skills in the lab so you’ll be ready for your career when you graduate.


You can feel confident knowing your instructors are bringing years of real-world experience in to the classroom. Our qualified instructors are dedicated to helping prepare you for your future. They know what skills you’ll use in your career, and they’ll teach you what matters.


Carrington offers you the opportunity to practice your skills in the real-world before you graduate. Clinical rotations and externships are an important part of your education. You’ll get to learn from professionals in your chosen career field and make important connections for your future.

Institutional Accreditation
Carrington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC), 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415)506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at