To be admitted to the program, applicants must possess the following:
Total Prerequisite Courses (19 units)
Any of the following courses or their equivalents that were completed as part of the first degree program do not need to be repeated. Course equivalencies can be checked at assist.org or with the help of an academic advisor.
Please carefully review the following - Science prerequisite courses:
Science Prerequisites (19 units)
All science prerequisites must have been completed (and all final grades posted on submitted transcripts) within seven (7) years of the application deadline. We will accept online prerequisite labs taken in 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis. The lecture and lab portion of each prerequisite must be taken concurrently to satisfy the prerequisite requirements for the CSUN Nursing program.
- BIOL 211/212: Human Anatomy and Lab (2/1)
- BIOL 215/L: Introductory Microbiology and Lab (2/2)
- BIOL 281/282: Human Physiology and Lab (3/1)
- CHEM 103/L: Introductory Chemistry I and Lab (3/1)
- MATH 140: Introductory Statistics (4) - This course can fall outside the seven (7) year application deadline requirement.
Applicants with a degree from outside the United States
To be admitted to the program, applicants must submit the following:
* If you prefer to submit your original international transcript/degree certification in person, email email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
English Proficiency Requirements
The English language tests and minimum scores listed in the table below are accepted by CSUN for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science.
|Test Name and Website||Minimum Score Required for Graduate Students||Send Score Directly To CSUN|
|Cambridge C1 Advanced English (formerly CAE)||180||Email “Confirmation of Entry” page to firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|DET – Duolingo English Test||105||Online through your Duolingo Account. See Sending Your Results.|
|EIKEN CSE – Common Scale for English||2630 (1)||Contact EIKEN online; they will send the score directly to us.|
|GTEC CBT – Global Test of English
Communication Computer-Based Test
|1200||Have GTEC send a copy of your "Official Score Certificate" to CSUN.|
|IELTS - International English Language Test System||6.5
||Have IELTS send a copy of your "Test Report Form" to CSUN.|
|iTEP Academic - International Test of English Proficiency||4.0||Have iTEP send your score to CSUN.|
|PTE Academic - Pearson’s Test of English||58||Online through your PTE Academic Account|
|TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language||— Internet Based score: 79
— Paper-based score: 550
We do not accept TOEFL ITP.
|Use CSUN School Code 4707.|
Exception: If a graduate applicant has earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a college or university in the U.S., the TOEFL or other English language proficiency exam is not required.
If a graduate applicant has earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a college or university outside the U.S. where English is the principal language of instruction, the TOEFL or other English language proficiency exam is not required. Please note:
International students, please note:
|Currently, students on F-1 visas are not authorized to participate in the A-BSN program.|
|No I-20s are available for the A-BSN program at this time.|