Biola University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing which is accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing, and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program is designed to prepare graduates for a career in professional nursing. Graduates of licensed vocational, diploma and associate degree nursing programs may be admitted as transfer students and evaluated individually. Policies are available from the Nursing Department.
Clinical nursing experiences are provided with the cooperation of hospitals and agencies throughout both Los Angeles and Orange counties. In compliance with State Board regulations, the candidate will be eligible to take the examination required by the Board of Registered Nursing for licensure as a registered nurse. Upon graduation, application can be made for certification as a public health nurse. Both acceptance to and continuation in the nursing major will be determined by the student's preparation, performance and personal qualities, as assessed by the faculty of the Department of Nursing.