Stage view of Nursing Pinning Ceremony 

Application for the Nursing Program

Application Period: Winter 2018 Appl​ication sessions are now open through February 8th for Fall 2018 class consideration! Log into your Corsair Connect to register for an SMC Nursing Application workshop​ today! 

Please do not worry if you are not able to apply for Fall 2018 consideration during this winter session. Additional application appointments for Fall 2018 consideration will be available during our Spring 2018 session. Keep an eye on this page for updates! 

The Santa Monica Colleg​​e nursing program utilizes a Multi-Criteria Screening Process for applications to the Generic ADN program. Applica​ti​​ons sessio​ns are a​​vaila​​ble every Spring and Fall Semester.

Application sessions now open for Fall 2018 Consideration:

Info Sessions

Nursing Program Information Sessions are pr​​o​​vide​d thr​ou​​ghout the semester. For information on how to register yourself for a Nursing Informati​​on Ses​​​sion, follow instructions at Admissions and Preparations.

  • Tuesday, January 9, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Thursday, January 11​, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Wednesday, January 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm​
  • Thursday, January 25​, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Monday, January 29, 3:00pm-4:00pm​
  • Tuesday, February 7, 9:00am​ - 10:00a​m

About the Nursing Pr​​ogram

Santa Monica College offers an Associate Degree Nursing Program that prepares students to meet the standards of the California Board of Regist​er​​​ed Nursing.  This pro gram is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Upon completion of the nursing program, graduates receive their Associate in Science Degree - Nursing Major and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse.  Santa Monica College Nursing Majors are encouraged to follow a transfer curriculum course of study that will enable the student to transfer to BSN programs.


Accrediting Agencies

California Board of Registered Nursing
1747 N. Market Blvd., Suite 150
Sacramento, CA  95834     

Accreditation Commission for Education In Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 


Health Sciences Department: (310) 434-3453