Stage view of Nursing Pinning Ceremony 

Application for the Nursing Program

Application Period: Fall 2017 Application dates for Spring 2018 class consideration will be released at the last week of August.   

The Santa Monica College nursing program utilizes a Multi-Criteria Screening Process for applications to the Generic ADN program. Applica​tions sessions are available every Spring and Fall Semester.

Application sessions will open in Fall 2017 for Spring 2018 Consideration:

Info Sessions

Nursing Program Information Sessions are provided throughout the semester. For information on how to register yourself for a Nursing Information Session, follow instructions at Admissions and Preparations.

  • Thursday, July 13, 1 – 2 p.m.

  • Tuesday, July 18, 1 – 2 p.m.

  • Thursday, July 27, 10 – 11 a.m.

  • Monday, July 31, 2 – 3 p.m.

  • Thursday, August 10, 10 – 11 a.m.

  • Monday, August 14, 12  – 1 p.m.

  • Monday, August 21, 4 – 5 p.m.

About the Nursing Program

Santa Monica College offers an Associate Degree Nursing Program that prepares students to meet the standards of the California Board of Regist​ered Nursing.  This pro gram is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Upon completion of the nursing program, graduates receive their Associate in Science Degree - Nursing Major and are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse.  Santa Monica College Nursing Majors are encouraged to follow a transfer curriculum course of study that will enable the student to transfer to BSN programs.


Accrediting Agencies

California Board of Registered Nursing
1747 N. Market Blvd., Suite 150
Sacramento, CA  95834     

Accreditation Commission for Education In Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 


Health Sciences Department: (310) 434-3453