1250 BELLFLOWER BOULEVARD
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA 90840
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School of Nursing
Dear Visitor and Prospective Student,
Welcome to the School of Nursing at California State University, Long Beach!
The recently approved BSN-DNP program will very shortly be accepting admission applications for Fall 2023! We are updating our website to provide details about the program and enrollment services is working to update CalStateApply to include deadline dates for your application. We look forward to reviewing your materials.
We will providing on-going BSN-DNP Information Sessions to answer any questions you may have. It is important that you attend ONE of our information sessions. The Graduate Director will give you a general overview of our program offerings, curriculum, and application process. At this time, you will have the opportunity to ask more in-depth questions regarding the program. You can attend one of the sessions below using the zoom link https://csulb.zoom.us/j/83862817121
Information sessions are available on:
January 25, 2023 at 5pm
February 8, 2023 at 5pm
February 22, 2023 at 5pm
March 8, 2023 at 5pm
March 22, 2023 at 5pm
School of Nursing
The 2020-2021, graduates of the School of Nursing achieved 99.3% pass rate on the NCLEX-RN, a required examination for the licensure of nurses in the United States. Currently, the national first-time pass rate is 82.3%.
Traditional Basic Nursing BSN: The School accepts students into the nursing program at the sophomore level after they have completed all of their prerequisites. In five semesters, they graduate with a BSN degree and Public Health Certificate.
Trimester BSN: Similar to the Basic BSN except students attend school year-round and complete the program in two years.
RN to BSN: A Registered Nurse with an Associate degree is accepted into the BSN program and completes the BSN in 18 months.
The School of Nursing is transitioning away from the Master of Science in Nursing to a BSN-to-DNP program. The program focuses on five Nurse Practitioner Specialty area:
- Adult-Gerontology Acute Care
- Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
- Family Primary Care
- Pediatric Primary Care
- Psychiatric-Mental Health (across the lifespan).
For information on this program: BSN to DNP Program
CSULB School of Nursing has discontinued its participation in the CSU Consortium for the MSN-to-DNP program at this time. Additionally, post-MSN graduate certificates for additional specialties or nurse practitioner credential are not available currently.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and BSN to DNP graduate program in nursing at California State University Long Beach are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
The baccalaureate degree program and BSN to DNP (Advance Practice Nursing Programs) are fully approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.