Shirley Farr, MSN, CNS, RNC

Director, Entry-Level Master's Program, Assistant Professor
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5586
Office Location: Monrovia Regional Site
Photo of Shirley Farr, MSN, CNS, RNC


Shirley Farr, MSN, CNS has been in nursing more than 36 years. While her primary interest has been in neonatal ICU and leadership and management, she has expanded her focus to include community health nursing. She believes that learning should be a lifelong activity, and she values the ethical and professional attributes that nursing brings to the world, and hopes to instill those values in her students. Currently, completing her PhD at the University of Hawaii at Manoa!


  • PhD- University of Hawaii at Manoa- in progress
  • MSN- California State University, San Bernardino
  • BSN- California State University, Dominguez Hills


  • Post-Master’s Faculty Preparation Program
  • CNS in Community Health, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Resolve Through Sharing Counselor
  • Touchpoints, Community-Level Trainer
  • PICC certified

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs


  • Community Health
  • Leadership and Management
  • Maternal Child Nursing
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Pediatrics

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 500-Conceptual Foundations of Professional Nursing
  • GNRS 587- Community Health Nursing

Office Hours

Mondays (except the 2nd Monday of the month) 9:00am-2:00pm
Tuesday 10:30am-2:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-12:30pm
Additional appointments are available by request.