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Degrees and Programs

Associate in Applied Science in Nursing ( 64-74 credit hours required )

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Nursing Program is available at nine of the Maricopa Community Colleges. Clinical experiences are provided in a variety of healthcare settings. The Nursing Program provides eligibility for students to apply for the national exam for the registered nurse license. Licensing requirements are the exclusive responsibility of the State Board of Nursing.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Nursing Program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone: (404)975-5000 Fax: (404)975-5020

Program offerings:

This program is offered at the following sites:

1. Chandler Gilbert Community College

Ph: 480-988-8880

2. Estrella Mountain Community College

Ph: 623-935-8949

3. Gateway Community College

Ph: 602-286-8178

4. Glendale Community College

Ph: 623-845-3350

5. Mesa Community College

Ph: 480-461-7600

6. Paradise Valley Community College

Ph: 602-787-7060

7. Phoenix College

Ph: 602-285-7427

8. Scottsdale Community College

Ph: 480-423-6137

Contact Us

Location G Building

Fall and Spring
Monday thru Friday 8am – 5pm

Monday thru Thursday 7am- 6pm
Closed on Fridays 

Office: 602.787.7284
Fax: 602.787.7007


Nelia (Nelly) Peterson, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing
Office: G105
Office: 602.787.7192

Gina Neskovic
Administrative Assistant
Office: 602.787.7284
Fax: 602.787.7007

Dionna Johnson
Nursing Academic Advisor
Office: 602.787.7060


Douglas Martin MSN, RN
Nursing Faculty
Office: G 107
Phone: 602-787-6577

Jocelyn Goodwin, MSN, RN
Nursing Faculty
Office: G-103
Phone: 602.787.6844

Janice Podwika, MSN, RN
Nursing Faculty
Office: G104
Phone: 602-787-6703

Katrina Raciak MSN, RN
Nursing Faculty
Office: G 102
Phone: 602-787-6722

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