Shirley Farr, MSN, CNS, RN

Program Director of the Entry-Level Master's Program, Assistant Professor
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 6306
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Shirley Farr, MSN, CNS has been in nursing more than 37 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, 2008
  • BSN- California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2005


  • 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 9:00am-2:00pm (except the 2nd Monday of the month)
Tuesday 10:30am-2:00pm
Thursday 12:30pm-2:30pm
Appointments available upon request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.