12 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Nursing from California State University Long Beach offers specialty Areas in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, Family Primary Care,Pediatric Primary Care, Psychiatric-Mental Health (across the lifespan).


Nursing from California State University Long Beach prepares nurses to assume roles either as nurse practitioners or as nursing and healthcare systems executive managers.

The purpose of the nurse practitioner program is to prepare competent nurse practitioners who possess knowledge, skills and abilities in physical diagnosis, psycho-social assessment and management of health-illness needs in a primary or acute care environment.

The purpose of the Nursing and Healthcare Systems Executive Management program is to prepare nurses to assume executive-level positions and senior leadership roles in hospitals, clinics, healthcare systems and other healthcare entities serving patients in highly complex and diverse settings.

The master of science degree is open to qualified students who desire advanced preparation in a variety of areas of clinical specialization and executive management.


  • Clinical Staff Nurse 
  • Nurse Consultant 
  • Public Health Nurse 
  • Ambulatory Care Nurse 
  • Occupational Health Nurse 
  • Nurse Scientist 
  • Home Health Care Nurse 
  • Nurse Practitioner 
  • Armed Forces Officer 
  • Nurse Supervisor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dimensions of Professional Nursing
  • Health Assessment
  • Advanced Acute Care Nursing
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Maternal/Newborn Nursing and Women’s Health
  • Child Health Care
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Professional Nursing Practice Preceptorship
  • Health Care Delivery Systems and Nursing Leadership
  • Parenting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BSN) is required
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
  • Eligible for Admission to the Graduate Nursing Program at CSULB (see University Admission Requirements)
  • A college-level course in statistics (Upper Division 300 and 400 level courses)
  • A Physical/Health Assessment course which includes clinical practice or lab  (Upper Division 300 and 400 level courses)
  • A Pathophysiology course  (Upper Division 300 and 400 level courses)
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate program;
  • All prerequisites must have a grade of B or better.
  • Curriculum Vitae or resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.

If you are not a resident of California, you must add $396.00 to the above totals for each unit of credit you take.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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