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**For transfer students with previous experience or previous credit from another nursing program, please contact our office for more information.

**Nursing Applications are NOT for freshmen - College Level Coursework required before applying.

Our Pre-Licensure Program

This program is for students brand new to nursing, who do not yet have an RN license. This is a full-time, daytime program. LVN students may apply to this program.



Fall 2018 Cal State East Bay converts to a semester system.
Beginning Fall 2018/Spring 2019, students will be admitted BY CAMPUS.  
See Deadlines and General Information about UPCOMING FALL / SPRING ADMISSION.


Admission Process - Read all the details about how to apply to the program.


FALL Nursing Application Available October 1 - November 30
SPRING Nursing Application Available August 25 - September 15 (beginning Spring 2019)
CLOSES 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time
 


This program is a subset of our Pre-Licensure program, with same admission criteria. It is for students who have or will have an LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) license by the application deadline, but do not yet have an RN license.  Students admitted to the program have the opportunity to meet with a faculty advisor to review transcripts and challenge certain first year courses due to extensive medical knowledge and/or previous healthcare-related work experience.


Apply to the Pre-Licensure
Program.

Learn about the process to challenge first-year courses.



Fall 2018 Cal State East Bay converts to a semester system.
Beginning Fall 2018/Spring 2019, students will be admitted BY CAMPUS.  

See Deadlines and General Information about UPCOMING FALL / SPRING ADMISSION.


 Admission Process - Read all the details about how to apply to the program.



FALL Nursing Application Available October 1 - November 30
SPRING Nursing Application Available August 25 - September 15 (beginning Spring 2019)
CLOSES 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time


Our Post-Licensure Programs

This program is for students who already have an ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) or Nursing Diploma or who will be graduating soon from an ADN program.

This program is NOT for students who will be NEW GRADUATES THIS ACADEMIC YEAR from one of these six ADN schools: Chabot College, Contra Costa College, De Anza College, Los Medanos College, Merritt College, Ohlone College. **If graduating from these schools THIS ACADEMIC YEAR, please see Post-Licensure Collaborative (ADN-BSN) Program instead.


Students must have their RN license before beginning the Post-Licensure (formerly RN-BSN) Hybrid program at Cal State East Bay.  After they complete our program, they earn their BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing).


Fall Admission - Read all the details about how to apply to the program.


FALL Application OPENS October 1 and CLOSES November 30
CLOSES 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

This program is for students graduating soon from an ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) program at one of these six community colleges only: Chabot College, Contra Costa College, De Anza College, Los Medanos College, Merritt College or Ohlone College.

Students must have their RN license before beginning the Post-Licensure Collaborative program (previously ADN-BSN) at Cal State East Bay.  After they complete our program, they earn their BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing).

If you are not graduating THIS ACADEMIC YEAR from one of the above community college nursing programs, please see our Post-Licensure (RN-BSN) Hybrid program instead.


Fall Admission - Read all the details about how to apply to the program.



FALL Application OPENS October 1 and CLOSES November 30
CLOSES 8:59 p.m. Pacific Time

Our Master's Program

Cal State East Bay will offer a traditional MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) Program beginning Fall 2018.


*You must have your BSN and RN license before entering our MSN program.*


Cal State East Bay’s Master of Science in Nursing program prepares you for advance practice as health educators, consultants, and administrative leaders. Throughout the program, you’ll broaden your knowledge and skills so that you can serve as an effective leader in various educational and health care settings.  

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