This program was created to develop competent, caring leaders committed to building healthier communities and advancing the nursing profession through teaching, research and service.
As the state's flagship nursing program, we are on a focused, driven mission to transform and positively impact health care. We are leading the way to meet the critical need for registered nurses in the 21st century through innovative teaching techniques and tools that support and prepare students.
Be prepared for the field and employment in a program that is in the Top 1 percent nationally for its NCLEX pass rate.
Train in a program with two National League of Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education designations.
Learn and Explore
Pursue patient care and outcome improvements in a program with $20 million in grant funding over the past five years.
Take advantage of the research opportunities offered by a program whose funding ranks No. 28 nationally (National Institutes of Health).
What You’ll Study
In the pre-nursing lower division, you will take core classes such as English, history, math and basic science and nursing courses that focus on health and wellness, nursing history, nutrition and pathophysiology. You'll then apply for the upper division, which combines clinical hours, classroom instruction and work in the college’s state-of-the-art patient simulation lab.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Directing and overseeing the activities and resources to achieve specific goals
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Registered nurse
- Health Care Providers
- Health Care Systems
- Medical Offices
- Specialty Health Clinics