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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.

ADN-BSN Pathway (NRSGBS02U1 & NRSGBS02A1)

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

 

STEP-UP PROGRAM FOR ADN NURSING STUDENTS

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.  All potential students will need to apply to this program using the eligibility form and provided unofficial transcripts.  The form will be made available in January. 

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.

**Elligibility Forms will be made available in January**

Summer Class Information Flyer

Licensed Vocational Nurse to BSN Program

    Licensed vocational nurses who wish to apply for advanced placement in the School of Nursing must be admitted to the University, apply to the School, and complete the course work for the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Once the course work is complete they will become eligible to take the NCLEX Examination for Registered Nurse Licensure in California. 

    Licensed vocational nurses who do not wish to complete the course work for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing but wish to take the Examination for Registered Nurse Licensure in California must follow the guidelines set forth by the Board of Registered Nursing. They must take nursing courses which shall include:

    • Nursing intervention in acute, preventive, remedial, supportive, rehabilitative and teaching aspects of nursing.
    • Theory and courses with concurrent clinical practice shall include advanced medical-surgical, mental health, psychiatric nursing and geriatric nursing.
    • Successful completion or challenge of courses in physiology and microbiology.