There are two tracks in the program the Collaborative Nursing Education Continuum Model (CNECM) and the Traditional RN TO BSN. The curriculum is the same in both tracks, the admission and course sequence vary.
Collaborative Nursing Education Continuum Model (CNECM) Track
Admission while in 1st year of ADN
ADN students currently enrolled in a service area community college are admitted by the Nursing Department to the CNECM Post-License BSN track in spring and take 8 units in Extended Education prior to CSU matriculation. The first course is taken in the summer between 1st and 2nd ADN year.
January 15 - March 1
Traditional RN TO BSN Track
Admission after completion of ADN
Admission to all California State University post-licensure ADN-to-BSN degree programs includes completion of an Associate's Degree in Nursing and CSU Systemwide Nursing Program Admission Prerequisites. Qualified RN’s are admitted by the Nursing Department and take a minimum of eight units in Extended Education prior to CSU matriculation.
Not currently admitting for 2023, subject to change