Enter the Nursing Profession

Get a Master’s in Nursing Using your Existing Undergrad Degree

MEPN Students

An accelerated 15-month program that retrains you for the Nursing field.

Our Master’s Entry to the Profession of Nursing (MEPN) program is tailor made for students holding university degrees in other fields who want to become registered nurses. Program options are available in both Phoenix and Tucson and you will train with community clinical experts in all specialty areas.

Meet Our Students & Graduates

Marion Cook

“Nursing’s really special because there are a lot of cool things you can study. Where else can you go to school and see a baby born or view an open-heart surgery? As a nursing student at the UA, you get these wonderful once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.”

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Melanie Begaye

“I was drawn to the UA College of Nursing through the University of Arizona Cancer Center Native American Cancer Prevention (NACP) undergraduate research program. I realized that being a nurse would help me achieve my goal of returning to the Navajo Nation and promoting wellness and traditional healing.”

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Accreditation & Affiliations

The master's degree program in nursing at The University of Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education http://www.ccneaccreditation.org/.

The University of Arizona College of Nursing is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing, and affiliated with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the Western Institute of Nursing