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 (Summer 2019)

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

**Mandatory Information Session

All prospective applicants must attend the information session in person for the 2020 application period; no RSVP required:

Workshops will be starting in August 2019 until December 2019. Please check back with us at a later date for the workshops.
Applications open Jan. 2 and close Feb. 1 at 4 pm PST every year