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School of Nursing

Dear Visitor and Prospective Student,

Welcome to the School of Nursing at the California State University, Long Beach!

The student is the center of our focus, where diversity, internationalism and transculturalism in student and faculty are sought, valued and nurtured. Our graduates are much sought-after for employment.

We educate professional nurses at the Baccalaureate level to practice in collaborative or leadership roles in hospitals, clinics and community health care agencies, and at the Master's degree level, students are prepared for advanced practice roles such as, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse educators, nurse executives and leaders in public health nursing.

The School of Nursing is nationally and internationally recognized for its excellence in  nursing education and quality of its faculty. Our baccalaureate nursing program and the master’s degree program have been awarded full national and state accreditation.

Thank you for your interest in our nursing programs. We look forward to having you visit our campus. We hope that our website will provide answers to your questions.

Cordially Yours,
Loucine M. Huckabay, RN, PNP, Ph.D., FAAN
Director and Professor
School of Nursing


Accreditation and Approval

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master’s degree program in nursing at California State University, Long each, 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 the master’s degree program (Advance Practice Nursing Programs) are fully approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.