Alumni

20% Alumni Pathway Grant

As a West Coast University graduate, you are able to qualify for a 20% Alumni Pathway Grant to WCU’s online programs.

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.

West Coast University’s Online Programs include:

  • RN - Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 1,2
  • RN - Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Advanced Generalist 1,2
    • Nurse Educator 1,2
    • Informatics 1,2
    • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) 3
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Advanced Generalist 1,2
    • Nurse Educator 1,2
    • Informatics 1,2
    • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) 3
  • Post-Master's FNP Certificate 3
  • Master of Health Administration (MHA) 1
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) 1

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.

The West Coast University Advantage

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

1The WCU online programs are offered through the Orange County, CA campus and may not be available to residents in all states.
2Practice Experience is required in order to graduate from the RN to BSN, RN to MSN and MSN degree programs.
3Program requirements include two (2) 3-day On-site Intensive (OSI) weekends and precepted hours in order to graduate. Students enrolled through the Orange County campus must complete their OSI’s in California and students enrolled through the Dallas campus must complete their OSI’s in Texas. Travel costs are not included in tuition and fees, and students are responsible for arranging transportation. Graduates will be able to apply for certification with the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) through "Method One", 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

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