Hi Dave. I read your intro post also. I'm replying here because my answers are AZ specific, and others may have ideas for you.
I'm in Tucson also. I too, am doing anything to NOT move for nursing school. Here's my thoughts.
Have you check out Grand Canyon University's accelerated Tucson BSN program? If not, there's a link here in the AZ forum. The thread is a few down. Also, if you work for TMC or Carondelet - they have nursing programs
for their employees. You must work 20 hours per week and commit to working for them for a few years after you become an RN. They have dedicated programs through Pima, Grand Canyon U, and I believe Rio Salado for RN.
Otherwise your Tucson RN choices are UA's traditional or accelerated BSN which you mentioned.
One thing in your favor is that you are male. The BSN programs consider such things and they really
want men in nursing. Hang around these boards because there's great info here.