Application Requirements

Now accepting applications for Fall 2021 and Spring 2021. Please visit NursingCAS to apply. 

Application Deadlines Fall Spring
Priority May 15 November 1
Standard August 1 December 1

Application Requirements: 

    1. Grade Point Average
        • A minimum 3.25 GPA for unconditional admission and a minimum 3.0 GPA for conditional admission
    2. Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) 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. Active California Registered Nursing (RN) License
    4. Three recommendations completed on forms provided
        • Must be from sources who can personally attest to the candidate’s potential for scholarly and professional success: one personal, one academic, and one employer. Family members and friends may not complete recommendations.
    5. Professional resume that includes current practice with a minimum of one year of work experience as RN for APRN concentrations (Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist).
    6. 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
    7. Successful interview with the College of Nursing
    8. 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.


For technical support with your application, contact NursingCAS:

NursingCAS Customer Service: 
(617) 612–2880 
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