At a Glance

Program units

26

Average completion time

1-2 years

Cost per unit

$592

Base cost

$15,392*

Accreditation

BRN, CCNE, WASC

*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.

All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact APU's Graduate Student Financial Services.

Overview

This nondegree, post-bachelor’s specialty program includes core academic courses and those required for the School Nurse Services Credential (SNSC). It prepares registered nurses who have completed a bachelor’s degree to be effective practitioners of school health.

The School of Nursing also offers the SNSC combined with a Master of Science in Nursing for students who also want a master’s degree:

Program Highlights

  • The SNSC Program is approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).
  • Students receive personalized attention in a supportive Christian environment from faculty who are experienced as clinical nurse specialists or nurse practitioners in a variety of settings.
  • Financial aid is available through scholarships and loans.

Learn more about the program and our faculty.

School of Nursing Accreditation

Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). In addition, programs in the nursing school are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the California Board of Registered Nursing.

University Reputation

Azusa Pacific University continues to be recognized annually among the nation’s best colleges, landing in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2014 rankings (Tier One, No. 173), and being named 1 of 124 institutions in The Princeton Review’s Best Western Colleges 2014.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.