BSN (Upper-Division Transfer Program)
The 2+2 Upper-Division Transfer Program allows students to transfer in coursework from other schools and complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in six consecutive semesters, including summers.High Desert only
Bridge to BSN
Designed for Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) students preparing to enter their final year at a community college, the Bridge to BSN sequential enrollment option allows students to get an early start on coursework for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Following completion of the ADN, students transition to Azusa Pacific to complete their BSN.
International Health Nursing Minor
Students interested in expanding their global perspective on health and nursing care may apply to the School of Nursing for acceptance to participate in either a short-term transcultural health nursing experience, an international health nursing semester, or a 16-unit international health nursing minor.
LVN to BSN
The LVN to BSN program at Azusa Pacific University caters to working licensed nurses who want to further their skills and become leaders in the field. Students can complete the program in just two years, studying alongside a cohort of peers.Inland Empire and Monrovia only
The BSN (traditional program) is designed for recent high school graduates. Nursing students receive professional accreditation and clinical practice for their freshman through senior years, and are eligible for public health certification following graduation.
The minor in nutrition is available to any APU student interested in expanding their skills in this specialized area of preventative health. Emphasis within this minor is on the four pillars of a healthful lifestyle: physical activity, good diet, healthy choices, and preventative screening—all crucial for national health.
RN to BSN (also online)
This accelerated program for registered nurses sharpens clinical skills and focuses on organizational, managerial, and communication abilities that lead to more thorough patient care and increased leadership responsibility. An online program is also available.
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.