About the School of Nursing
The Azusa Pacific School of Nursing encompasses a full spectrum of undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare nursing scholars for a lifetime of intellectual inquiry. With an APU nursing degree, graduates enter the health care field with a solid foundation in research, theory, clinical skills, and hands-on community service, setting them apart as leaders in their profession qualified to change the face of health care delivery. From bachelor’s, master’s degrees, and post-master’s credentials to personalized programs such as the LVN to RN, and the Entry-level Master’s (ELM) Program, to the Doctor of Nursing Practice and the PhD in Nursing, APU's nursing school leads the way in solving for the nation’s nurse shortage by educating top nursing professionals and educators at every level.
In 2016, APU's School of Nursing was ranked among the 10 best colleges to earn a nursing degree by USA Today.
The baccalaureate degree, master's degree, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Azusa Pacific University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the California Board of Registered Nursing. Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) .
To serve God through excellence in professional nursing education, scholarship, and practice.
Scholarships and Federal Traineeships
The School of Nursing maintains a resource file of local, national, and international scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. When funded, scholarships for disadvantaged students are available in both programs; federal traineeships are available to graduate students. Applicants must meet specific requirements. Please contact the School of Nursing for more information.