Learn to deliver skilled patient care.
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) at Alliant International University is a new school in an established university with a legacy of providing academic excellence. Alliant is an accredited, professional-practice university with a long history of preparing students for licensed positions.
SNHS offers programs that align with the very latest American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials and focuses on helping you develop vital nursing competencies. It has a state-of-the-art simulation center and lab in Phoenix, Arizona, which allows for hands-on practice through small class sizes, six simulation bays, and eight clinical beds. To ensure that nursing students have all the resources to become a registered nurse practitioner, SNHS provides all necessary applications, courses, books, test preparation, etc. on a tablet.
SNHS nursing programs help you develop critical thinking skills and proper judgment in a clinical environment. We’re committed to delivering quality, student-centered learning experiences using a variety of instructional methods that allows those with different learning styles to succeed. Faculty facilitates learning by providing instruction using diverse methods to actively engage you in the rapidly evolving field of health science.
Programs and Degrees
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing - The bachelor's of science in nursing (BSN) nursing program will provide the education and experience needed to prepare you to sit for the NCLEX exam to earn a license as a registered nurse (RN).
- Master’s of Science in Nursing, Direct Entry - The master's of science in nursing, direct entry (MSN-DE) program provides a high level of knowledge and skills, leadership training, paving the way to earn your nursing degree and RN license.
The mission of SNHS is to provide nursing programs that prepare graduates for professional and safe practices and promote the discovery and application of leadership and knowledge to improve people’s lives in diverse cultures and communities worldwide.
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About The Dean
Dr. Sherrie Palmieri, DNP, MBA, RN, CNE, NPD-BC, has recently joined Alliant as the founding dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS). Previously, she served as the national dean of faculty and professional advancement for Chamberlain University, serving over 3,000 faculty and academic colleagues.
Dr. Palmieri also served as the executive director and dean of nursing and health professions at Southern New Hampshire University. To support her passion for nursing education and advance the nursing workforce, Dr. Palmieri maintains the following certifications: Certified Nurse Educator, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, and Nursing Professional Development Board Certified.
Dr. Palmieri’s scholarship includes evidence-based teaching excellence, nursing recognition, and professional development programs to provide workforce solutions across academic and practice settings. Her clinical expertise is in gerontology.
Palmieri worked with the American Nurses Association (ANA), serving as the co-author and subject matter expert to develop the ANA Gerontological Nurse Certification Review Course. She is dedicated to advancing nursing and serves as Chair for the ANA Professional Policy Committee, serves as the vice-president for Arizona Nurses Association, serves as a board member for the Arizona Organization of Nurse Leaders, and serves on the Arizona Board of Nursing Scope and Practice Committee. Dr. Palmieri also serves as a program evaluator for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Nursing Programs in AZ
Enter the field of nursing in Arizona with confidence in your bachelor’s or master’s education by enrolling in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) at Alliant International University nursing school in Phoenix AZ. At Alliant, you’ll study under top faculty and grow your knowledge and skills in patient care. The Phoenix campus is conveniently located near hiking trails, restaurants, museums, and other cultural attractions, so when you take a break from studying, you can explore the diverse city. As an aspiring licensed practical nurse, you can gain practical experience while earning your degree at the Alliant's nursing school in Phoenix.
Learn more about Alliant nursing programs in Arizona to decide which option is best for you.
Directions to Phoenix Nursing School
Our Phoenix, Arizona address is:
3110 N Central Ave Suite G-125
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Parking is in the garage behind the building, 2nd floor.
Our hours are: 9AM – 5PM Monday through Friday
Contact our Phoenix campus via phone at: (866) 825-5426
How does Alliant prepare nursing students for the NLEX?
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS) in Arizona offers two paths to completing your MSN or BSN program; one if you have no college credits and another if you have completed most of your general education requirements. General education classes are offered online, with nursing courses taught on campus. Alliant is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). The program curriculum aligns with the very latest American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials and focuses on helping you develop vital nursing competencies. Your nursing programs in Phoenix and experiences are directed to prepare you to sit for the NCLEX exam and earn a license as a registered nurse practitioner in Arizona.
Can I expect to get hands-on experience?
The Phoenix campus for nursing practice has a state-of-the-art simulation center and lab in Phoenix, Arizona, which allows for hands-on practice through small class sizes, six simulation bays, and eight clinical beds.