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Santa Monica College|Academic Programs|Health Sciences|Nursing

Associate Degree Nursing Program

Stage view of Nursing Pinning Ceremony


**Attention: Prospective Nursing Students**

Effective Fall 2014, the Santa Monica College nursing program utilizes a Multi-Criteria Screening Process for applications to the Generic ADN program.  Applications for Spring 2016 will be taken during the Fall 2015 semester beginning September 4th through October 15th.  A link to the Multi-Criteria Screening PDF is below.  Please click on the Application Procedures link for more information.


Please click on the link: Multi-Criteria Screening PDF

Please click on the link: Supporting Documentation Form


Santa Monica College offers an Associate Degree Nursing Program that prepares students to meet the standards of the California Board of Registered Nursing.  This program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Upon completion of the nursing program, graduates receive their Associate in Arts 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.

Nursing Program Information Sessions are provided throughout the semester.  For information on how to register yourself for a Nursing Information Session, please follow the instructions found on our Admissions and Preparations page. 

Accrediting Agencies

California Board of Registered Nursing

1747 N. Market Blvd., Suite 150                           
Sacramento, CA  95834                           

Accrediting Commission for
Education In Nursing, Inc.

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia  30326

Contact Information

Health Sciences Department