Arizona LPN to RN/BSN Programs

The southwestern state of Arizona is meeting the rising need for quality healthcare by offering several LPN to RN programs. These programs are increasingly popular for LPNs looking to cast a wider net in employment opportunities and move up in the nursing world, as registered nursing offers a variety of career pathways. With the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting that RNs in the state make an estimated $21,760 more per year than LPNs, it’s easy to see why these programs are gaining traction.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in AZ

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Arizona. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Mesa Community College
LPN to RN
1833 W Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ
(480) 461-7000
Northland Pioneer College
LPN to RN
1001 W Deuce of Clubs
Show Low, AZ
(928) 532-6111
Pima Community College
LPN to RN
4905 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ
(520) 206-4500
Pima Medical Institute - Mesa
LPN to ADN
941 S. Dobson Rd.
Mesa, AZ
(480) 644-0267
Pima Medical Institute - Tucson
LPN to ADN
40 North Swan Rd.
Tucson, AZ
(520) 318-2212

Arizona LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was organized by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in Arizona.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale - AZ$51,210$73,51043.5%
Tucson - AZ$48,210$67,15039.3%
Lake Havasu City, Kingman - AZ$42,590$61,91045.4%
Prescott - AZ$48,220$71,12047.5%
Yuma - AZ$50,590$69,73037.8%
Sierra Vista, Douglas - AZ$46,480$62,13033.7%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm