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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Nursing

Applications, Handbooks, and Hand-outs
for Undergraduates

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Welcome Fall 2017 Nursing Students

These two links are for students who have been admitted to our two BSN programs.

General Assessment Test: TEAS


General Documents


Re-Entry Forms

Award Applications

We will post new award applications as they become available.


Traditional Basic BSN: Semester/Trimester Program (NRSGBS01U1 & NRSGBS1A1)

Currently, we admit for both Fall and Spring. Please follow the above link for further instructions.


Accelerated BSN or Entry Level MSN Program

Accelerated BSN or Entry Level MSN: We no longer offer these programs. Applicants with degress in other fields may apply to our Traditional Basic Semester/ Trimester BSN program.


Currently, we admit for both Fall and Spring. Please follow the above link for further instructions.



This is a summer program which allows current ADN students to complete non clinical BSN courses prior to being admitted to our ADN to BSN program. For further information on this program, please follow the above link.  Last day to apply is March 31st.

General Requirements for Eligibility to the Summer Bridge Program:

  • 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Currently in a fully accredited Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) program
  • Completion of one lower division course with a lab in each of the following:
      • Anatomy,
      • Physiology;
      • Microbiology; and
      • Chemistry.  This class does not need to be completed for the Step Up program, but must be completed upon ADN graduation.  It is recommended that students speak with their Community College advisors to ensure classes are CSU transferrable. 
    • Completion or near completion of General Education requirements: Oral Communication, College Composition, Critical Thinking and Statistics.  These classes must be completed before transferring into the ADN--BSN program.
Summer Bridge Eligibility Form

Summer 2017 Information Flyer

Licensed Vocational Nurse to BSN Program

LVN applicants are admitted to our Traditional BSN Program.  Advance placement can be made available.