48 months
5742 USD/year
5742 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Nursing - Registered Nurse from California State University Long Beach is designed for students who have completed their first level of nursing education at the associate degree level and desire to expand their professional nursing knowledge to the baccalaureate level. 


Nursing - Registered Nurse from California State University Long Beach is for students who have completed an Associate Degree in Nursing at a community college and have met all requirements needed to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to become a licensed registered nurse (RN). Students applying to this program must already have their RN license or be eligible to take the NCLEX.  


  • Clinical Staff Nurse 
  • Nurse Consultant 
  • Public Health Nurse 
  • Ambulatory Care Nurse 
  • Occupational Health Nurse 
  • Nurse Scientist 
  • Home Health Care Nurse 
  • Nurse Practitioner 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology for Nurses 
  • Dimensions of Professional Nursing 
  • Health Assessment
  • Community Health Nursing 
  • Nursing Research 
  • Professional Nursing Practice Preceptorship 
  • Health Care Delivery Systems and Nursing Leadership 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a current RN license or be eligible for licensure in the state of California;
  • Graduation from an accredited Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program or evaluation of diploma program for equivalency by an Accredited Associate Degree program (note: an Associate Degree in a non-nursing major will not meet this requirement);
  • Have 56 to 70 transferable units including statistics and chemistry (CHEM 140 preferred);
  • A minimum GPA of 2.75 in all community college courses required for the Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Maintain malpractice and health insurance throughout clinical coursework and submit to a criminal background check and drug screen;
  • Fulfill the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR) either prior to admission or within the first semester in the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2871 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2871 USD per semester during 48 months.

If you are not a resident of California, you must add $396.00 to the above totals for each unit of credit you take.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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