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Online Bachelor of Science Nursing

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Complete your RN to BSN degree in Nursing online at a time and place convenient to you!

The Program
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing curriculum is for registered nurses who are adult learners whose time, lifestyles or work schedules make it difficult to complete a traditional course of study in residence on a campus. BSN courses, including clinical role performance courses, are offered online making courses convenient for students with busy schedules. Some onsite classes are required, either on campus or at selected sites throughout California. Some courses may be taken before admission to the program. Contact sohadvising@csudh.edu
for more information.

BSN Degree Requirements (49-52 units) A total of a minimum of 120 semester units are required for the degree. Students transferring from a community college can transfer a maximum of 70 units and students from a four year institution may transfer a maximum of 96 units. Electives are not required unless necessary to complete degree requirements.

Admissions Requirements

  • 60 or more transferable college units (70 semester units/105 quarter units maximum accepted from community colleges and 96 units from a four-year institution)

  • Current RN licensure in the United States or transcripts noting you are near the end of the program

  • College GPA of at least 2.0

  • Completion of the following Prerequisite courses including the Basic GE Courses (the golden 4 are noted with a * below). A grade of "C" or better is required. It is recommended that students obtain G.E. certification from a community college prior to admissions)
  • - Oral communication*
    - Written communication*
    - Critical Thinking*
    - Statistics*
    - Human anatomy (with required lab)
    - Human physiology (with required lab)
    - Microbiology (with required lab)
    - College Chemistry: general, inorganic, organic or integrated (with associated lab if required at the institution where the course was taken)

    Chemistry Requirement
    In order to a chemistry course to be credited, the course must contain 4 components below:
    1. Meets the criteria of CSU GE-breadth area
    2. Has a lab component (if required at the institution where the course was taken)
    3. Cannot be a pre-requisite course of another chemistry course
    4. Includes general, inorganic, organic, or integrated chemistry
    For the applicants who are denied for admission due to the chemistry requirement and wish to appeal, please visit http://www4.csudh.edu/admissions-records/admissions/admissions-criteria-appeals. If you have additional questions, you can contact Transfer Center at 310-243-3422.

    Important! If you live outside of California, you must register for BSN classes through Extended Education Registration. If you live inside of California, you must register for BSN classes through normal CSUDH registration.

    CSUDH nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

    California State University Dominguez Hills provides the following information for its online and distance learning students in compliance with State Authorization information & Consumer Complaints federal Title IV regulation. Federal law [Section668.43(b)] requires all institutions must disclose to all students or prospective students the complaint agency in all states where students reside. 
    If a student has a complaint or concern, information on how to contact a state agency and register a complaint, can be found at the following website.