Online Health Care Programs
Online Healthcare Programs!
Get your degree in as little as 12 months

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Serious about Nursing
Serious about Nursing?
A better way earn your Nursing Degree

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We make healthcare the priority
New ONLINE Master of Public Health
Earn your master's degree in as little as 12 months

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Confidence to earn your BS in Dental Hygiene
What's behind that smile?
Confidence to earn your BS in Dental Hygiene

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Welcome to West Coast University

We offer online and on-ground undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing and other in-demand healthcare disciplines—all with a single purpose:  The advancement of healthcare in the communities we serve, and around the world.

Our technologically advanced facilities and range of programs—from a bachelor's to master's and doctorate degrees—all designed to help you gain the knowledge, experience, and confidence you'll need to take on critical roles in today's healthcare environments. Plus, our online program environment is designed to support you and keep you connected. It’s what we call being "ahead of the curve."

Each day, medical techniques and technology take impressive strides forward, and West Coast University is committed to preparing the next generation of leadership through academic excellence, fostering of a student-centric culture and investment in advanced campus facilities.

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What’s New at WCU?
DPT Students Win Award From CPTA For Original VideoJANUARY 21, 2017

Two West Coast University graduate students have won the 2016 California Physical Therapy Association student video contest. Chris DuCray and Cara Kahm, doctor of physical therapy students at West...

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WCU-Dallas Graduates Share Advice To BSN StudentsJANUARY 20, 2017

There's nothing like getting a little encouragement from somebody who's been there. That's why we recently asked bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) graduates at the West Coast University-Dallas...

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WCU Graduate Spotlight: Krikor Sarafian, OTR/LJANUARY 20, 2017

West Coast University graduate Krikor Sarafian jokes that he was on campus so much studying for his master of science in occupational therapy (MSOT), they invited him to become faculty. “What...

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GPH Belize 2016 Starts First Week with Health FairJANUARY 17, 2017

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WCU Graduate Spotlight: Logan HaleDECEMBER 6, 2016

West Coast University-Dallas graduate Logan Hale.

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WCU Clinical Partner Spotlight: Providence HealthDECEMBER 6, 2016

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A Simple Philosophy of Staying Ahead of the Curve.

Across our three Southern California campuses, we offer undergraduate degrees in nursing and graduate degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy and health administration. Our Orange County campus offers one of only five 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.

We've structured our online degree programs to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals with coursework done online via our interactive online classroom.

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.

Our goal is to help each student grow professionally and personally, becoming highly skilled professionals and healthcare leaders. Along the way, we provide a dynamic educational experience that we hope will be memorable and truly enjoyable. We look forward to meeting you!

Bringing Learning to Life
The Evolution of Quality Education

West Coast University is a place where advanced simulation technology and hands-on experience bring real-world perspective to each part of our focused curriculum.  So each new skill a student masters is designed to prepare them for a variety of challenges in the field.

Our experienced faculty come from a wide range of medical specialties including nurse practitioners, dental hygienists, dentists, and healthcare professionals, all with strong connections to clinical sites, and dedication to student success.

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Online Programs — Career-Focused Core Curriculum

WCU offers RN to BSN, RN to MSN, MSN, MHA and MPH programs online. We've structured our program to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals with all coursework done online via our interactive online classroom.

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.

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Los Angeles Center for Graduate Studies

West Coast University's Center for Graduate Studies is in the heart of Los Angeles with views of Downtown LA and the historical Hollywood sign.

This modern building has been completely renovated with our students in mind and is home to our new Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Pharmacy programs. We’re dedicated to preparing our students to work in realistic healthcare settings, which often means different healthcare professionals working together for comprehensive, patient-centered care.

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William C. Clohan President

"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."