Nursing at College of San Mateo - Overview
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Nursing

Overview

College of San Mateo's Nursing Program provides students with opportunities for learning at the College, local hospitals, and community health agencies. The program is fully accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Upon graduation, the candidate receives an Associate in Science degree in Nursing, and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX) examination. The graduate is also eligible to transfer to programs offering a bachelor's degree in nursing.

**NEW RECENCY REQUIREMENT**
Beginning with the admissions cycle in Spring of 2020, all Biology courses (Anatomy, Physiology and Microbiology) must have been completed with a grade of C or higher within the past FIVE years. All Biology courses have to be complete no later than January 1, 2015. Any courses completed prior to January 2015 will not be considered. This DOES NOT include the prerequisite courses.

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
2-year program leading to an associate's degree in Nursing
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)-to-RN Program
1-year program for current certified LVNs
Other helpful information sheets

Contact Us


CSM Nursing

Health & Wellness Building 5, Room 361
1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 574-6218
csmnursing@smccd.edu
Hours
Monday-Thursday (Summer Session) 8 am - 5:15 pm

Friday CLOSED

Mandatory Information Session

All prospective applicants must attend one of the following information session in person for the 2019 application period:

August 30, 2018, 11 am - 12 pm
Building 14,  Room 202

September 10, 2018, 12 pm - 1 pm
Building 5, Room 354

October 4, 2018,  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm (LVNs)
Building 5, Room 352