- The School of Nursing at San DSU offers a BS degree in Nursing with eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in California and also certification as a public health nurse. The four-year undergraduate program leading to the degree demands an intensive training program of study, a disciplined dedication to professional ideals, along with a genuine concern for individuals.
- After completion of the lower division prerequisite coursework, nursing majors are accepted to a program that comprises of co-requisites and courses in nursing science, client relationships, adult and child health, maternal and neonatal health, and psychosocial nursing. The senior year provides every nursing major with courses in management and community health nursing, and also an elective in major health issues in the acute care or ambulatory setting. The Nursing training program can be completed in 4 academic years, preparing the graduate to sit and take the state licensure as a registered nurse (RN).
- Students in the San Diego State University training program are provided experience which allows them to acquire knowledge from the medical, natural, social, and also nursing sciences; develop critical thinking and professional decision-making skills;
- Make use of present research in the application of the nursing process; build leadership potential and responsibilities as well as things affecting wellbeing and healthcare systems.
About the school
- San Diego State University was established in the year 1897. San Diego State University is a public research university in San Diego, California, USA and is the biggest and most ancient higher education institution in San Diego Region. A part of the 23 campus California State University system, San Diego State University is among the largest universities in the state with 35,000 pupils.
- San Diego State University continues to gain popularity as a leader in higher education. It is presently ranked in the leading 150 national universities and the leading 80 public universities, based on U.S. News yearly ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.”
Total estimated cost of attendance is approximate $27,660
Following are the minimum requirements for BSN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Admission Standards for High School Graduates (Direct Admission)
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 in A – G coursework
- Minimum grades of B in Intermediate Algebra, Biology, and Chemistry with lab courses. If AP or IB level courses were taken in these areas, applicants must have earned a minimum grade of B.
- SAT Critical Reading and Mathematics (old version) -or- SAT Evidenced Based Reading and Mathematics (new version) -or- ACT English and Mathematics.
Note: Freshman admitted to the BSN program are not coded as Nursing majors until they successfully complete BIOL 211/211L, BIOL 212, BIOL 261, CHEM 102, Statistics 250, COMM 103, RWS 100, and RWS 200 with the minimum required grades (B- or above for all Biology courses, C or above for all others)
SECOND BACCALAUREATE IN NURSING
- Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Score: Minimum overall score requirement is 80%. The School of Nursing will accept Version 5 and 6 (ATI TEAS) for Fall 2017 admission. Please refer to the Admissions Criteria point ranking system for further details.
- Cumulative GPA: Minimum of 3.2
- BIOL 261 – Human Physiology with Lab, 4 sem units (Minimum grade of B-)
- BIOL 212 – Human Anatomy with Lab, 4 sem units (Minimum grade of B-)
- BIOL 211/211L – Microbiology with Lab, 4 sem units (Minimum grade of B-)
- Chemistry (General, Organic, Inorganic, or Integrated with Lab) (Minimum grade of C)
- COMM 103/CCS111A/AFRAS 140 – Oral Communication (or any CSU GE Area A1) (Minimum grade of C)
- RWS 100/101 – Written Communication (or any CSU GE Area A2) (Minimum grade of C)
- RWS 200 – Critical Thinking (or any CSU GE Area A3) (Minimum grade of C)
- Statistics – STAT 119/STAT 250/PSY 280/SOC 201 (Minimum grade of C) Only one Statistics course is required for admission.
Address: 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182
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