To be the premier university-based professional nursing program.
The CSULB School of Nursing is a student-centered program whose mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to become quality professionals for entry into practice in diverse community settings.
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 Masters 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 and Masters degree Programs have been awarded full national accreditation by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and state accreditation by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
Thank you for your interest in our Nursing Program. We look forward to having you visit our campus. We hope that our website will provide answers to your inquiries. If you have any other questions, please call (562) 985-2201 for BSN programs and (562) 985-8379 for MSN programs.
Loucine M. Huckabay, RN, PNP, Ph.D., FAAN
Director and Professor
School of Nursing
School of Nursing
California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-0301
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We are located on the east end of parking lot 1.
Please note that hours are subject to change during the summer months and winter/spring breaks.
Office Phone Numbers:
Academic Advising: Nursing and Prenursing Students who need help in planning their general education classes should contact Academic Advising.
Traditional Basic Semester/Trimester BSN Sessions: Spring 2016 Flyer-pdf: [Campus Map] : No Reservation needed. These meetings are for applicants who will not have a CA RN license when admitted. For further information see Traditional Basic Semester/Trimester Brochure, Application and Instructions or see Documents under Undergraduate Handouts and Documents
Entry Level MSN and ABSN: We no longer offer these programs. Applicants with degress in other fields may apply to our Traditional Basic Semester/Trimester BSN program.
RN to BSN: [Spring 2016 Information Session Flyer] No reservation needed--These meetings are for applicants who will have a CA RN license when admitted and no BSN or with a CA RN license when admitted and BS/BA in another field. For further information,see Pathway ADN to BSN Brochure, Application and Instructions or see Documents under Undergraduate Handouts and Documents
Graduate MSN Sessions: Held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month during the academic year, no reservation is required. These meetings are for applicants with a BS/BA and valid CA RN license. For further information about information sessions and our graduate programs, see the About Our Graduate Program link.