Nursing Programs

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  • Student Experience
  • Salaries and Careers
  • Curricula
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Nursing - Welcome

If you're caring, responsible and detail-oriented, you've got the foundation for a career in nursing. At EAC, you can get the education and training you need too! We've been training in the nursing field for over 30 years.

We offer four programs in nursing. Our two certificate programs (Nursing Assistant and Licensed Practical Nurse) give you the essentials you need to enter the field quickly. Our Associate of Applied Science degree goes more in-depth, but emphasis is still on entering the workforce after your training. The final program is an Associate of Arts degree in Nursing, a foundation for transferring to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.

- Carolyn McCormies, Nursing Division Chair

Nursing - Student Experience

Hands On Learning

“When I decided to go into nursing, EAC was my best choice, the new building has state of the art facilities for learning and the instructors are the best!”

- Roxana Brandt


“EAC nursing school has been a life changing experience for the better.”

- Christina Bear

“Nursing school is probably the hardest things I’ve ever done, but it has definitely been worth the effort!”

- LoraLynn Allen


“EAC nursing school is the key to my success for becoming a great nurse later in life.”

- Caitlin Johnson

Nursing - Salaries and Careers

Learning Patients

Employment opportunities are expected to be excellent for nurses and nursing assistants. As the number of older people grows, and more nurses retire, many more new jobs will be open. Jobs will be open in hospitals, doctor’s offices, nursing care facilities, and outpatient care centers.

Average Salaries:

Nursing Assistant


Licensed Practical Nurse


Registered Nurse



Nursing - Curricula

Entry into the nursing program requires a separate, prior admission.

Nursing Application | Nursing Student Handbook | Nursing FAQ
RN and LPN Pass Rates | CNA Handbook | CNA Pass Rates

Licensed Practical Nurse (Certificate)
This program prepares you to function as a practical nurse caring for acutely ill patients under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) gives basic nursing care and assists other members of the health care team. On successful completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN).
Program Requirements | Suggested Semester Course Plan | Program Learning Outcomes

Nursing Assistant (Certificate)
This program prepares you for an entry-level position as a nursing assistant. Emphasis is on basic patient care skills, based on the knowledge of universal precautions, asepsis, basic human needs, body mechanics, treatments and procedures, patient admission, transfer, discharge, and eldercare.
Program Requirements | Suggested Semester Course Plan | Program Learning Outcomes

Nursing (AAS)
This Associate of Applied Science degree program is designed to prepare you for beginning employment as a staff nurse giving direct care to patients. The program has received approval by the Arizona Board of Nursing. On successful completion of the program, you will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree and will be eligible to make application to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEXRN).
Program Requirements
Suggested Semester Course Plan - RN Track
Suggested Semester Course Plan - BSN Track
Program Learning Outcomes

Accredited Spring 2016 - Spring 2021
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020

ACEN seal

Listing of ACEN accredited institutions

ACEN Accreditation Certificate

ACEN Accreditation Outcomes

Arizona State Board of Nursing Certificate of Approval

Nursing - Contact Us

Draw on Our Experience

Please call or email us to find out
more about nursing programs
at EAC. We’re happy to
answer your questions.


Carolyn McCormies
Nursing Division Chair
(928) 428-8324

Contact our Admissions Office for
info on college admissions, housing, scholarships and financial aid or to
schedule a campus visit.


Admissions Office
(928) 428-8272
800-678-3808 x. 8272