Master of Science in Nursing 

Entry Level Master's Program in Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing - Entry Level Master's Program | Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

The Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing Track (ELM) is designed for non-nurses holding a baccalaureate or master's degree in another field who are interested in completing course requirements leading to a graduate degree in nursing. Students who complete the pre-licensure segment of the ELM program are then eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam. Students can apply for the Public Health Nurse (PHN) Certificate issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) upon graduation.

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

If you have any questions about the admission requirements and process please reach to Admission at

ELM Program Administrative Coordinator

Sharon Cobb

Sharon Cobb, PhD, MSN, PHN, RN
Director, Pre-licensure Programs and Assistant Professor

Arnold Vasquez

Arnold Vasquez, BA
ELM Program Coordinator