The nationally accredited Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) is intended to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes basic to the function of registered nurses in the direct care of patients. The nursing program is approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) formerly NLNAC. Contact information for BRN: P.O. Box 944210, Sacramento, California 94244-2100 (www.rn.ca.gov). Contact information for ACEN: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (www.acenursing.org).
Health Sciences Department (805) 378-1433
Dean of Students
Dr. Carol Higashida, Phone (805) 378-1459
Interim Health Sciences Coordinator
Counselor Lydia Basmajian