Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Why the BSN program?

Choosing the BSN program at CDU opens the door to a transformative nursing education tailored for real-world challenges. Our program is uniquely situated to provide community-based experiential education. With small class sizes, we offer immersive clinical learning across diverse health settings—from acute care to community health.

Our comprehensive approach goes beyond textbooks, emphasizing skill competency and interprofessional activities. Students engage in hands-on simulations with peers from various healthcare disciplines, enhancing team communication and patient care skills. These experiences, combined with extensive clinical immersion, prepare students to excel in multiple settings.

We’re not just invested in your education, but also in your journey toward becoming a BSN-prepared nurse. With a robust support system and academic resources, we’re committed to your success from enrollment to graduation. At CDU, you’re not just earning a degree; you’re becoming an integral part of a community dedicated to healthcare excellence and advocacy..

Clinical Experiences

Students in this program complete courses that are accompanied by clinical placements in local and area hospitals such as:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
  • Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Common Spirit
The diverse and inclusive community fostered a spirit of collaboration and cultural competence that I will carry with me throughout my career.”
Somtoochukwu Muonagor , BSN Cohort 1

Career Options

Students who complete the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program pursue careers such as:

  • Bedside nurses in medical settings
  • Trauma nurses
  • Mental health nurses
  • Public health nursing
  • Nurse educators
  • Health policy nurses

Questions? Contact Us.

Sharon Cobb
Assistant Dean
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Phoenix R. Williamson
Program Coordinator II

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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the California Board of Nursing.