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School of Nursing
Location: Welch Hall
Phone: 310-243-3426
Fax: 310-516-3542
For more information related to the School of Nursing, please contact Cathy Crandall: 310-243 -3426

Master of Science in Nursing

The School of Nursing offers a Post master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate for nurses with master's degrees in nursing who want to develop advanced practice knowledge and skill in primary care of the family. Included in the course of study are advanced health assessment, pharmacology and comprehensive assessment and management of common acute, chronic and complex health problems across the life span within a culturally diverse environment. Travel to campus is required for advanced assessment and FNP role option courses.

The FNP program, as part of the Graduate Nursing Program at CSUDH, is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate N sing Education (CCNE). The University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). This program meets the requirements of the California Bo d of Registered Nursing and is a BRN approved program. Graduates of this program are eligible to be certified as nurse practitioners in the State of California. Eligibility to be certified as a nurse practitioner in other states requires the successful completion of a national certification examination.

Students who successfully complete this program are qualified to take the American .Nurses Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners' certification examinations as Family Nurse Practitioners.

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