Bachelor of Science Nursing
Nursing at CI
Nursing is the art and science of care for individuals, families and communities in a variety of settings. The discipline of nursing integrates the life, social and behavioral sciences with general education, nursing theory and clinical courses to produce a graduate capable of functioning autonomously as a member of a multidisciplinary team, managing and coordinating personnel, services, resources and data in addition to providing patient care.
The CSU Channel Islands graduate nurse seeks solutions to societal health needs and problems, understanding demographics and disparities in healthcare, ethical concerns and global perspectives in the practice of professional nursing at the generalist level.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing features a clinical precepted experience. These experiences, in addition to the curriculum, prepare graduates for acute care, specialty units, public health, home health, extended care, assisted living, ambulatory, emergency, managed care, case management, occupational health and nursing management, staff development, and nursing education.
Three unique Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs are offered through Extended University. Please use the following links to the Nursing website for further information:
BSN Program at Cottage Health System (offered in Goleta)