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Prepare to enter the expanding field of nursing. The need for registered nurses is strong and growing, and a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing can help you develop the high-quality, patient-centric care to excel in the field. You’ll learn effective communication, how to prioritize care, and the judgment to manage patients across a variety of healthcare settings. Programs focus on achieving desired outcomes and applying current evidence to your practice in order to provide continuous improvement while meeting safety standards. See all Healthcare & Nursing Degrees.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, the master’s degree program in nursing, and the post-graduate APRN certificate programs at National University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

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Department Head: Dr. Susan Drummond

Meet Our Faculty

Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a Veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 220,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Courses

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

75+ Degree Programs

Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

20+ Locations

Attend class and learn onsite at one of over 20 locations in California.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

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