The RN to BSN program at California State University San Marcos is a part-time program designed for the working RN in San Diego. Upon completion of this program students will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN). The BSN degree allows individuals to assume leadership roles within the clinical setting and establishes a foundation for graduate-level studies. The program is designed for students who currently possess an ADN degree from a regionally accredited institution.
The program is designed to fulfill the needs of the working RN. Classes are offered one-day per week and all course work required for degree completion may be completed within 6 academic terms including summer sessions. The program utilizes a cohort model, admitting 24 students per location every Fall Semester. Students pursuing this program option may take classes at the main-campus, or via our satellite campus in Temecula (Southwest Riverside County).
A cohort is a group of students who work through a curriculum together to achieve the same academic degree. Because they are accepted into the same program, take their classes together, and graduate together, students in cohorts tend to form a strong support system and professional network that benefit them during their degree program and beyond.
We will do our best to accommodate a one day a week schedule, however during clinical rotations a one day a week schedule may not be possible.