California Baptist University
8432 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, California 92504
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Nursing Programs OfferedBSN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
BSN Program Details
Students must submit an application to the School of Nursing and be accepted to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Coursework for credit toward the degree must be passed with a minimum grade of C or higher.
MSN Program Details
The purpose of the graduate program leading to a Master of Science degree in nursing is to provide curriculum guiding the learner with the intention of broadening their theoretical knowledge base in preparation for an advanced practice role in leadership or education and/or to pursue future doctoral study. The nurse at the master’s level develops, tests, and evaluates concepts in nursing critically examining ideas, research and theories in relation to health issues and clinical practice from a nurse leader perspective.
This master’s program provides experience in the area of advanced practice adult health and in two specific areas of role concentration: teaching nursing and administering nursing services. All students will be provided the opportunity to learn the theoretical base of nursing science, with special opportunities provided with the human becoming school of thought. Consistent with the role concentration of advanced nursing practice with adults, students shall participate in practicum experiences with specially selected individuals/families/communities.
Students who select teaching as their area of role concentration will be provided the opportunity of practicum experiences utilizing the theoretical base of the teaching-learning process from a nursing theoretical perspective.
Students who select administering of nursing services as their area of role concentration will be provided the opportunity to learn the theoretical base of the administrative process from a nursing theoretical perspective. Practicum experiences for these students will be situated in various health care settings.
Completion of the core courses and a concentration will equip the student to pursue the role of advanced practice nurse, and assume a leadership or teaching role. The student will also be eligible for California certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse adult-health Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).