Application Deadlines for Fall 2024

Priority Deadline Final deadline online application
May 28, 2024 September 3, 2024 ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

To best facilitate a timely and successful application process, we encourage you to finish your application before the priority deadline. By applying early, you also facilitate more time for financial aid decisions.

If you experience any technical issues, please email and a staff member will assist you (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.).

Application Instructions

STEP 1: Submit Online Application

To start your application, please click on the online application link below, and then register as a new user or log in with an existing username and password. Helpful tips before completing the application.

After you register, please complete the online application, which includes the following steps:

  1. Upload Your Documents - during the application, you will be asked to submit a resume and a completed preceptor form.
    • Resume: The contents of your resume should be an accurate snapshot of your education and relevant work history, as it relates to your application to this program. When uploading your resume on the Attachments page, please use the following guidelines:
      • File naming convention: first name_last name _resume (ex. John_Smith_Resume)
      • Word (.doc or .docx) or PDFs only please.
    • Clinical Preceptor Information form: Applicants to the program will need to provide information about their potential clinical practicum site and supervising preceptor (this can be at your current hospital or clinic). Once a complete application is submitted, applicants will be contacted by the Nursing Department with next steps about this process.
      • Clinical Preceptor Information form can be downloaded here. This form will also be available in the application.
      • To complete the preceptor form, you will need to download the PDF file enter all the information into the form, save it as a document on your computer or mobile device, and then upload the completed PDF on the Attachments page of the online application.
  2. Provide your Current California RN License or Interim Permit Number (one of the questions in the application will ask you to provide this number)
  3. Application fee – $70 non-refundable payment by credit card


Online Application

STEP 2: Activate Your Account

After submitting your application, you will receive an email within 2-3 business days containing your username, CSUN email address, and student ID.* Please follow the email’s instructions to activate your CSUN email account and gain access to the MyCSUN Portal.

Note: If you are a returning student or reapplying, please use your existing CSUN username and password.

CSUN alumni: please note that by default all communications will be sent to your existing CSUN email (which you may or may not have used since you graduated). Information on how to access/reset that email can be found here:

*If you do not receive an activation email from the Tseng College, please contact

STEP 3: Check Your CSUN Email and MyCSUN Portal

Please regularly check your CSUN email for updates. The university uses this email for all communications, including notification of whether you are accepted into the program.

To reiterate: Updates on your application status will only be sent to your CSUN email account.

Along with your CSUN email, you should regularly use the MyCSUN Portal to access important information and complete necessary tasks. The portal is where you can find your student schedule and access or update your personal and academic records.


IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL APPLICANTS: Please be advised that all communications with University employees, including emails and phone conversations, are considered in admissions decisions. State Consumer Protection Information can be found here.

  • Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their application, including all required documents, is complete and has been received in good working order before the application deadline. Please contact us with any questions.
  • Admission does not guarantee cohort launch.