Serious about Nursing
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A better way earn your Nursing Degree
Online Health Care Programs
Online Healthcare Programs!
Earn your degree in as little as 12 months

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

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We make healthcare the priority
School of Pharmacy
Receives Full Accreditation!

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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 Universitywith On Campus and Online
Healthcare Degrees

In our online or on-campus healthcare degree programs, we have a single purpose: the advancement of healthcare in the communities we serve, and around the world.

Our range of health care programs—from a bachelor’s to a master's to doctorate level degrees—combined with our technologically advanced facilities are 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 healthcare degree environment is designed to support you and keep you connected.

As medical techniques and technology take impressive strides forward, West Coast University is committed to helping prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals and leaders through academic excellence, fostering of a student-centric culture and investment in advanced campus facilities.

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What’s New at West Coast University?
WCU-Miami Hosts Top South Florida Hospital Systems at Spring Career FairMAY 22, 2019
WCU-Miami Hosts Top South Florida Hospital Systems at Spring Career Fair

Nearly 140 alumni and future alumni from West Coast University-Miami networked with some of the major hospital systems in South Florida this May at the Spring Career Fair. WCU-Miami Career Services director...

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WCU-OC Hosts Spring Career Fair for Dental Hygiene StudentsMAY 21, 2019
WCU-OC Hosts Spring Career Fair for Dental Hygiene Students

West Coast University-Orange County hosted its annual spring dental hygiene career fair at the Manchester campus this May. Students were able to network with several employers, check out the newest dental...

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West Coast University Graduates Celebrate Next Steps at Honda Center With Friends and FamilyMAY 19, 2019
West Coast University Graduates Celebrate Next Steps at Honda Center With Friends and Family

Friends and families of nearly 1,000 West Coast University graduates filled the Honda Center in Anaheim this May for the 2019 Commencement ceremony. Grads from all WCU campuses in California and online...

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MSOT Pinning: May 2019JUNE 3, 2019
MSOT Pinning: May 2019

Thirty master of science in occupational therapy students received their pins on May 17 at the Delancey Street Foundation. The pinning signifies the students' ...

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WCU-OC Hosts Spring Career Fair for Dental Hygiene StudentsJUNE 3, 2019
WCU-OC Hosts Spring Career Fair for Dental Hygiene Students

West Coast University-Orange County hosted its annual spring dental hygiene career fair at the Manchester campus this May. Students were able to network ...

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Oxford Honors 2018: The ProgramMAY 28, 2019
Oxford Honors 2018: The Program

The West Coast University Honors Program in Oxford, England is an invitation-only international experience for current WCU BSN students who meet the high ...

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A Simple Philosophy of Staying Ahead of the Curve.

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

We've structured our online healthcare degree programs to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals with coursework done online via our interactive virtual classroom. Each day, medical techniques and technology take impressive strides forward. And West Coast University is there—at the leading edge of the healthcare industry, helping prepare college graduates for a healthcare 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 college student grow professionally and personally, becoming highly skilled professionals and healthcare leaders. Along the way, we help provide a dynamic educational experience that we hope will be memorable and truly enjoyable. We look forward to meeting you!

West Coast University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Our Philosophy
Bringing Learning to Life
The Evolution of Quality Education

The Evolution of Quality Education

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

Our faculty comes from a wide range of healthcare schools and medical backgrounds 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

Online Programs — Career-Focused Core Curriculum

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

In addition, as a college student you 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 a physical campus.

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Los Angeles Center for Graduate Studies

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 graduate students in mind and is home to our Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Pharmacy programs. We’re dedicated to preparing our graduate students to work in realistic healthcare settings, which often means different healthcare professionals working together for comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare.

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Jeb B. Egbert, EdD President and CEO, Academics and Chief Learning Officer

“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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