The mission of the MCC Nursing Department is to inspire, promote and empower students in learning the art and science of nursing leading to excellence and success in professional practice.
The mission of the AAS Nursing Program in accordance with the mission of Mohave Community College is to provide high-quality, learning-centered education that prepares graduates to meet the health needs of a diverse population in a variety of dynamic community environments. The faculty is committed to the excellence and innovation in advancing the art of nursing through caring, knowledge, collaboration, fostering communications, interpersonal interactions, and the use of technology in the classroom and clinical settings.
The ultimate goal of the Nursing Department is to prepare nursing graduates for safe and effective clinical practice. The Nursing program is a countywide program with classes being offered in the southern part of Mohave County in Kingman, Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City, and for the northern part of the County in Colorado City. Click here and we’ll send you more information about the program.
Mohave Community College offers the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing, and a Practical Nursing Certificate at the student's option. The college also has accelerated nursing tracks for licensed practical nurses and paramedics. In addition, Nurse Refresher and Nursing Assistant programs are offered.
AAS - Nursing - This program is designed to prepare students for a career as a registered nurse. Check the prerequisites described in the Program of Study before applying for admission to this selective program. Students successfully completing the program will be eligible to take the national licensure examination for registered nurses. The program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, now known as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
AAS - Accelerated Nursing Track for Paramedics - Please contact the Nursing Department for information. The program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
AAS Accelerated Nursing Track for Licensed Practical Nurses: This track is designed to transition LPNs into a registered nurse role in two semesters. Students must have completed the prerequisites before acceptance into the program. Students successfully completing the program will be eligible to take the national licensure examination for registered nurses. The program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
The Nurse Refresher Program is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. Application packets are available here online, the Nursing office and Student Services on each campus.
The Practical Nursing Step-Out Program provides an option for current AAS Nursing students wishing to “step-out” of the RN program and gain employment as a practical nurse. Upon satisfactory completion of the first year of the AAS nursing program, NUR 227, and either NUR 221 or NUR 123, the graduate receives a certificate of proficiency and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). Upon successful passage of the NCLEX-PN, the graduate is eligible to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Arizona.
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|NCLEX Pass Rate||96.15%||85.29%**||92.31%||1st Quarter-96.31%|
|PN NCLEX Pass Rate||96.88%||100%||100%||1st Quarter 100%|
*Pass rates are determined by the number of graduates who pass their nursing boards on the first attempt.
** Retention rate for the RN program is effected by students who desire to step out at the PN level and complete boards; those desiring to defer related to health or financial difficulties.