Nursing


ABOUT THE NURSING PROGRAM

  • Information Packet  - *New Information Packet will be provided in August to reflect new Admission Requirements.  Please check back frequently for updates.
  • NURSING PROGRAM ADMISSION OPTIONS :
    • "Option A"- Associate in Arts Degree
    • "Option B"-LPT-ADN Mobility Program
    • "Option C"-LVN-ADN Mobility Program
    • "Option D"-LVN 30 Unit Option
    • "Option E"-Transfer and Challenge
    • "Option F"-Board of Registered Nursing Referral
    • For "Option C and D" 

*PLEASE NOTE: NEW APPLICATION / ADMISSION PROCESS - effective January 2019

*For OPTION A students only

The Cerritos College Nursing Program accepts applications once a year, from January 1 - March 15th, for the following academic year.   Applications for the 2019 - 2020 academic year will be accepted beginning in January 2019.  The nursing program will be utilizing a Blended Admission Process using a combination of: 1) Multicriteria Screening Criterion and 2) Random Selection (Lottery) beginning with the January 2019 application period.  All applicants will be given points according the Multicriteria Screening Tool (to be uploaded to the website in August).  The program will configure the points for all applicants and the first 50% of admission seats for the 2019-2020 academic year will be filled with the top point applicants.  The remaining applicants will be placed into a random selection process (lottery) and the next 50% of admission seats will be filled with the top students in the random selection.

The MultiCriteria Selection Process   will take into consideration the following:

  1. Grade Point Average
  2. Previous Academic Degree
  3. Recency of Prerequisites
  4. TEAS Scores
  5. Relevant Healthcare Experience
  6. Volunteer Hours
  7. Life Experiences
  8. Veteran Status
  9. Second Languages

Updates will be made to the: 1) Information Packet, 2) Application Process, 3) Application Form  reflecting these changes and all new application materials will be uploaded to the nursing website in August and will also be made available in counseling and the nursing department office. 

ADMISSION PROCESS GENERAL INFORMATION SESSION:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018:  10 am    Health Science Building - Room 102

This information session is for the public / potential applicants who have questions and who are seeking further clarification regarding the multiselective criterion.  it will be lead by the Nursing Director. Limited seating is available.  Please show on time to guarantee a seat. 


CERRITOS COLLEGE ADN - BSN COLLABORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS:

      California State University - Los Angeles

      California State University - Fullerton

  • JUMPSTART with CSUF

      California State University - Long Beach

  • CSULB

NURSING PROGRAM ACCREDITATIONS:

The Cerritos College Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission For Education In Nursing. Contact information for these agencies are as follows:

California Board of Registered Nursing

P.O. Box 944210 Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
Phone: (916) 322-3350
Hearing Impaired individuals can call out TDD number: (800) 326-2297

Accreditation Commission For Education In Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta GA, 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org


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