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Registered Nursing Program (ADN)



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The Associate Degree Nursing program at Long Beach City College seeks students who are interested in helping others and who are physically and emotionally capable of meeting the challenge of this exciting career. 

The faculty members of the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program provide a high quality nursing education to qualified and diverse students for the development of entry-level nurses who are prepared to meet the evolving healthcare needs of the community. The faculty strive to create a student-centered environment of collaboration, lifelong learning, and mentorship to promote academic excellence and compassionate nursing care.






***Please note there is ongoing construction at the college, so allow additional time to park.***

***Starting Fall 2013 the Nursing and Allied Health Department is located in room N-102***

Click here for office hours.


New Logo Application Period New Logo

The ADN application period is scheduled for March 2 - 13, 2015.


Click here for upcoming dates that may be of interest to students.



Long Beach City College Associate Degree in Nursing Program has proudly received ongoing and full accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the NLNAC, since 1966. Accreditation by the ACEN is voluntary and insures that LBCC’s Program of Nursing meets the highest standards in nursing education at both the state and national level.

The Long Beach City College Nursing Program has hosted a site visit for the ACEN February 18th through February 20th, 2014. The public was welcomed to share comments about the program with the ACEN accreditation team. For further information on accreditation, the ACEN may be contacted at: or via the contact information below:

Dr. Sharon Tanner, Chief Executive Officer
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
office (404) 975-5000
fax (404) 975-3020



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Long Beach City College, CSU Long Beach and CSU Los Angeles nursing programs have established a partnership allowing LBCC qualified ADN students to transfer into the ADN-BSN program. Please check the Roadmap to BSN.

The ADN faculty strongly encourages all ADN graduates to continue pursuing their education. You have many options available to you. We have joined forces with CSULA and CSULB in developing road maps to guide you in achieving your BSN.

ADN-BSN Collaborative with CSULA is a formal program with a selected cohort of students who are currently in the LBCC ADN program. Special information sessions are provided to those students in the first year of the ADN program.


Click here for Roadmap to BSN.

 Click here for Roadmap to BSN.


Click here for CSULB Nursing Program.





Student Transfer Rate:

Click here for up-to-date information about student transfer rate in California.

State Exam Pass Rates:

State exam pass rates for the RN Program can be found here.


Nursing Program Information Meetings:

Mandatory Information Meetings Dates

Anyone interested in finding out information on the Registered Nursing Program requirements and admission is advised to attend an information meeting held by the RN program director on posted dates during the fall and spring semesters. See link above.

**The information meeting is mandatory to all students.**


Choose one of the following links:



RN Program Philosophy



Program Options - Which one is right for you?



How to apply to get into the program



Getting Ready for your first semester

   Class schedule

Course description


Student Handbook




Click this link for Login instructions to Moodle

You can also watch this video for an overview of how the Moodle system works.


ADN Program Student Orientation




Proquest Tutorial

Scholarships for Nursing Students


Click Articulation for information regarding transcript evaluation and transfer of credits to Long Beach City College.





External Links


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Centers of Disease Control and Prevention

American Diabetes Association

Emergency Nurses Association

American Health Care Association

Health Information Portability and Accountability Act

American Nurses Association

Health Professions Education Foundation

American Nurses Association - California

National Institutes of Health

American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Nursing Job Resources

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

Nursing for Nurses

Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Simulation Innovation Resource Center (SIRC)

California Board of Registered Nursing