Nursing at College of San Mateo - Overview
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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.

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
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Contact Us

CSM Nursing

Health & Wellness Building 5, Room 361
1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 574-6218
Monday-Thursday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8 am - 4:00 pm

**Deadline to submit "Prerequisite Evaluation Form" is 4PM Wednesday, January 30th, 2019.
Online Information Workshop & Quiz
If you were not able to attend the in-person information session, you can view the Online Information Workshop to learn everything you need to know about applying during the Winter Application Period.
After you have viewed the Online Information Workshop, you will need to take the Online Quiz.
The Online Quiz is required for the application review.

The Nursing Application opens on January 2 and closes on February 1 at 4 pm Pacific time.