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.




Our Mission

Mission Statement

“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.”

Vision Statement

“San Diego State School of Nursing is committed to developing innovative, practice-relevant leaders through collaborative partnerships to improve health.”





Contact Information


Nursing Program Coordinator

Helina Hoyt PhD, RN, PHN


Transfer Adviser

Francisco Javier Peraza


Student Affairs

Admissions, Financial Aid, WPA, International Experience & Registration


Cashier's Office

Georgette Astorga