San Diego State University-Imperial Valley and the School of Nursing offer a Registered Nurse-Bachelor of Science (RN-BS) in Nursing program and Master of Science in Nursing Leadership (MS) program at the Calexico Campus.
The RN-BS in Nursing program accepts students each fall and spring. The MS in Nursing Leadership program accepts students every two years and is run as a cohort model.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and Master’s degree program in nursing at San Diego State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.
Information regarding program approval/accreditation for the SDSU School of Nursing can be found at: https://nursing.sdsu.edu/about/accreditation/
Graduates of the SDSU School of Nursing hold excellent reputations in the extended medical community. Students are provided opportunities to acquire knowledge beyond licensure to cover concepts in professionalism, assessment, evidence based practice, leadership, community health, and the ability to expand their nursing practice.
Currently accepting applications for the next MS Nursing Leadership Cohort.
SDSU Imperial Valley RN-BS in Nursing Program has been available since July 2007.
Registered Nurses with either an Associate Degree in Nursing or a Diploma in Nursing
are eligible to apply.
Graduates of SDSU School of Nursing hold excellent reputations in the extended medical community. Students are provided opportunities to acquire knowledge beyond license to cover concepts in professionalism, assessment, evidence based practice, leadership, community health, and the ability to expand their nursing practice.
The School of Nursing was awarded a HRSA Imperial Valley Consortium-Nursing Workforce Development grant award July 1, 2013. In addition, the School received a President’s Leadership Fund Award December 2015 to open the Imperial Valley Nurse Wellness Center.
*The RN-BS in Nursing Program is for licensed California Registered Nurses, who completed a regionally accredited program.
“The mission of the School of Nursing is to enhance and improve the health and well-being of the people of California and beyond. The School of Nursing prepares nurses and scholars to lead and transform nursing care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex health care environment through academic excellence, professional practice, and strong community partnerships. The school is enriched through its diverse student population.”
“San Diego State School of Nursing is committed to developing innovative, practice-relevant leaders through collaborative partnerships to improve health.”
School of Nursing Leadership
SDSU-Imperial Valley Tenure Track Faculty
SDSU-IV Assistant Professor, Nursing
Neda Shamsalizadeh PhD, MS, RN
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