We have structured our online programs to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals with all coursework done online via our interactive online classroom.
Students have the opportunity to utilize the West Coast University campuses, our technologically advanced simulation centers and to interact face-to-face with the faculty and student support staff. In addition, students can make contacts with fellow professionals and WCU’s Career Services department is there to support you after graduation. This online format provides you the freedom to complete your coursework online with the benefits of going to an on ground campus.
Today's professional nurse and administrators must be a skilled provider, designer, manager and coordinator of care. West Coast University strives to help you meet these market demands.
We've structured our programs to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals with all coursework done online via our interactive online classroom.
At WCU, you are not alone. You will have the support and guidance that will help you achieve your professional goals. Our online classes are energizing, engaging and enriched with video content, simulations, adaptive quizzing and on the-go resources— to help you stay connected wherever you are. WCU’s programs are simple to navigate and easy to use while we
support you with clear and continuous access to your instructors, peers, Student Services and our 24/7 technical support.
WCU is 100% focused on healthcare education. We offer working professionals the convenience to earn an advanced degree online with support services available. WCU, a private university founded in 1909, with 4,000 students and campuses in Texas, California and Florida. West Coast University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).4 The University's nursing degree programs are programmatically accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).5
1 The WCU online programs are offered through the Orange County, CA campus and may not be available to residents in all states.
2 Practice Experience is required in order to graduate from the RN to BSN, RN to MSN and MSN degree programs.
3 FNP program requirements include 6 onsite intensives, located at the Center for Graduate Studies in Los Angeles, and precepted hours in order to graduate. Travel costs are not included in tuition and fees. To practice in California, graduates must obtain national certification and seek BRN approval through “Method Two.” For more information about Certification application requirements, please visit the California Board of Registered Nursing at: http://www.rn.ca.gov/pdfs/applicants/np-app.pdf
4WSCUC - 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-748-9001, www.wascsenior.org
5CCNE - One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791, www.aacn.nche.edu/CCNE/reports/accprog.asp
For graduation rates, median debt of graduates completing these programs and other important information, visit westcoastuniversity.edu/disclosures. WCU cannot guarantee employment.