California State University Los Angeles

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: California State University Los Angeles is located in Los Angeles, California.  This program is for students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field and have finished the basic requirements for their BSN.  Frequently asked questions about the program can be found here

Must Dos: Students must apply to California State University Los Angeles and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: This program takes eight quarters to complete or two years.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Anatomy & Physiology with Lab, Human Growth & Development, Chemistry with Lab, Introduction to Sociology or Cultural Anthropology, Nutrition, Statistics, and Critical Thinking.  Prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better, with exception of the science prerequisites which must be completed with a B or better.  A list of acceptable prerequisite courses from California colleges can be found here

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 or higher.

Application Information: The application is open from November 30, 2015 through January 13, 2016 for Summer 2016 acceptance.  The application for the College of Nursing can be found here.  The application information for California State University Los Angeles can be found here

Admission Tests:  Students must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) exam. 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid and scholarship information can be found here