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New Students

At WCU, there are no wait lists or lotteries for core areas of study once you begin classes.

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Information Sessions

Information Sessions

If you're considering West Coast University, we invite you to attend one of our informative presentations on our programs.

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Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene

WCU's Orange County campus is home to our Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene, the first in the county and one of only four in the state.

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Informational Videos

WCU Videos

Check out our video library, featuring an introduction from the University President, Q&A's from our successful graduates and more on our Global Studies programs.

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MS in Occupational Therapy

MS in Occupational Therapy

WCU is offering a concentrated, full-time, two-year program dedicated to the education of proficient, entry-level occupational therapy generalists.

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Intetrnational Education

Global Studies

WCU offers top BSN students an unparalleled opportunity to encounter the latest developments in health care on a global scale.

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Master's in Health Administration

Master's in Health Administration

Earn your Master's in Health Administration degree in as little as 15 months from WCU.

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Check Out Our Blog: WCyou!

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Welcome to West Coast University

Dr Barry Ryan

William C. Clohan welcomes you to West Coast University. From the moment you walk in the door, our goal is that you will feel at home. At home in a place where you're genuinely welcome. At home in a place that has everything you need to succeed- from labs to computers to simulation centers to libraries to support services.

To achieve our goals, we are committed to recruiting the best faculty and the most dedicated support team members, and to providing the most beautiful and well-equipped campuses that exist anywhere.

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Ahead of the Curve

Across our three Southern California campuses, we offer undergraduate degrees in nursing and graduate degrees in nursing and health administration. Our Orange County campus offers one of only four Bachelor of Science Degrees in Dental Hygiene in all of California. Our campus in Dallas, Texas, as well as our newest campus in Miami, Florida offers undergraduate degrees in nursing.

Each day, medical techniques and technology take impressive strides forward. And West Coast University is there - at the leading edge of the health care industry, preparing graduates for a career they love that meets the needs of the community and demands of the market. We are able to stay ahead of the curve through our commitment to academic excellence, fostering of a student-centric culture and investment in advanced campus facilities.

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Quality Education

West Coast University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, California 94501, 510-748-9001 to award bachelor's and master's degrees.

Our experienced faculty includes distinguished clinical experts, nursing practitioners, dental hygienists, dentists, and health care professionals from a wide range of medical specialties, all with strong connections to clinical sites, and dedicated to student success.

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Student-Centric Focus

We believe our students are the heart and soul of the University. West Coast University is committed to creating a positive university experience for every student.

The Student Affairs department offers a wide variety of helpful resources and support services, from study skills to volunteer opportunities to career planning.

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Visit our Modern Campuses and Facilities

We've built and equipped advanced facilities at three beautiful Southern California campuses in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ontario, one campus in Dallas, Texas, and one campus in Miami, Florida.

Our laboratories are outfitted with advanced medical training equipment, and designed for a hands-on, practical education. Between our laboratories, community-based and onsite clinical opportunities, students receive simulated and real-world experience, under the careful guidance of health care professionals.