California State University
5241 N. Maple Ave.
Fresno, California 93740
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Nursing Programs OfferedAccelerated MSN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
The California State University, Fresno (CSUF), Department of Nursing offers opportunity for advanced placement in the baccalaureate program for applicants with prior educational experience in nursing.
The curriculum is designed to emphasize theory-based practice in nursing and provide the foundation for graduate study in nursing. Advanced placement students are required to meet the same requirements for the baccalaureate degree as generic students.
BSN Program Details
The Department of Nursing offers a program that leads to the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN). The degree requires a minimum of 125 semester units, and the nursing curriculum sequence covers six semesters.
Upon completion of the program, students are eligible for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and the California Public Health Nurse Certificate. The program is accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing and the National League for Nursing.
High school students preparing for a career in nursing should take biology, chemistry, and additional college preparatory courses required for CSU admission.