Application Deadlines Fall Spring
Priority May 1 November 1
Standard August 1 December 1

Now accepting applications for 2024. Please click here to apply.

Application Requirements: 

    1. Grade Point Average
        • A minimum 3.0 GPA for admission
    2. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or the evaluated equivalency.
    3. An active, unencumbered California Registered Nursing (RN) License
    4. Professional resume that includes current practice with a minimum of one year of work experience as RN for APRN concentrations (Nurse Practitioner).
    5. A comprehensive essay of no more than 1000 words in APA 7th edition format that includes the following elements:
        • Purpose for entering the program
        • Significant events and influences that have affected your approach to life
        • Long-term professional goals
        • Reasons for choosing to study at California Baptist University
    6. Successful interview with the College of Nursing
    7. Clearances:
        • CPR Certification
        • Background Check Clearance
        • Health Clearance
        • Drug Testing
        • Proof of Health Insurance
        • Proof of Motor Vehicle Insurance
    1. Students are expected to work as a registered nurse during the program to gain clinical experience.