Be a Leader in Nursing as an RN

Associate of Science in Nursing Program

  • 100% RN pass rate in 2017/20181
  • #1 Ranked RN Program in California by Registerednursing.org2
  • Innovative learning with virtual reality, telemedicine, and synthetic cadavers
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Why Stanbridge?

Find your calling as a Registered Nurse (RN)

The Associate of Science in Nursing program at Stanbridge University prepares you to enter a fast-paced profession, confident to think critically, solve problems, and ultimately, heal those in need. Our program builds on your talents to define you not just as a licensed professional but also as a leader, ready to take on challenges and dedicate your life to saving others.

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Video: Making a Difference: RN Grad Shares Inspiration for Success

Making a Difference: RN Grad Shares Inspiration for Success

Video: Learning Pediatric Nursing Skills with SimMom

Learning Pediatric Nursing Skills with SimMom

Video: Networking at the ADN (RN) Career Fair

Networking at the ADN (RN) Career Fair

Video: Nursing Community Engagement Student Fellowship with Saddleback Memorial Medical Care

Nursing Community Engagement Student Fellowship with Saddleback Memorial Medical Care

Video: Nursing Community Engagement Student Fellowship Project with the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center

Nursing Community Engagement Student Fellowship Project with the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center

Video: Celebrating True Heroes: National Nurses Week for LVNs and RNs

Celebrating True Heroes: National Nurses Week for LVNs and RNs

Video: A Celebration of Achievement: Commencement Exercises

A Celebration of Achievement: Commencement Exercises

Multi-Term NCLEX-RN Exam Prep

With a 100% NCLEX-RN exam pass rate in 2017/2018,1 we’re committed to your licensure preparation. Throughout each term and after graduation, you’ll get practice tests, online mentorship, subject-specific reviews, and assessments to help your preparation.

World-Class Simulation Lab

Hands-on training in our world-class Simulation Lab helps you improve confidence to care for patients in a fast-paced environment. This lab features high-fidelity simulation manikins with pre-programmed patient scenarios including cardiac arrest, stroke, and birth. These breathing, talking, and crying manikins help test your skills and response time to critical conditions. You’ll review your actions and the patient’s real-time physiological responses with your instructors via video recorded simulations to help you focus on areas of improvement.

Nursing Skills Labs

Three Nursing Skills Labs emulate the real-world of patient care with 26 hospital beds, mobile electronic medical records charting carts, and patient manikins. In these labs, you’ll apply concepts and procedures to real-life scenarios in a safe and supervised environment.

Virtual Reality Meets Classroom Concepts

Delve into high-fidelity, virtual-holographic 3D models and animations of over 1,000 biological and anatomical structures.

Human Cadaver Lab

The Human Cadaver Lab houses both real and synthetic human cadavers giving you an in-depth and tactile understanding of human anatomy. As the first cadaver lab on the West Coast to feature SynDaver full-body synthetic human cadavers, you can get hands-on training with life-like body systems, bones, muscles, and organs.

Innovative Digital Classrooms

Each classroom operates with a SMART Board, laptop workstations, and digital exams with instant score results. Access to online PowerPoint presentations with note-saving availability, instant student polling, and the digital Learning Resource System heightens the academic experience.

California Nursing Students Association

Join a collaborative, active, and engaging group of fellow nursing students and work together to serve local community needs and raise awareness of healthcare.

Serve Your Community with Your Skills

Providing the local community with healthcare services brings concepts learned in class to life in real healthcare environments.

An Early Focus on Career Development

One-on-one guidance gives you the tools to make a positive, lasting impression on future potential employers.

Small Class Sizes with High Faculty-to-Student Ratio

Learning in small groups in your clinical labs optimizes your time with instructors and gives you a deeper understanding of skills.

Inside the Classroom

RN Program Human Cadaver Lab

Nursing students get an in-depth look at human anatomy and body systems on a synthetic human cadaver in the Human Cadaver Lab on campus.

Nursing School Virtual Dissection Table

Nursing students learn in the Virtual Reality Lab with the Anatomage Table, a virtual dissection table for human anatomy education.

Nursing School Virtual Reality Lab

In the Virtual Reality Lab, you can interact with high-fidelity, 3D models to gain an in-depth look at the inner workings of anatomy and biology.

RN Program Nursing Simulation Lab

Student nurses practice their CPR skills on simulation manikins inside the on-campus Simulation Lab.

Stanbridge University Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Student nurses celebrate their academic achievement and first steps toward professional careers at the Nursing Pinning Ceremony.

RN Program Nursing Skills Lab

Student nurses receive hands-on practice in patient care inside of one of the three Nursing Skills Labs on campus.

RN Students Dissect Spinal Cord

Nursing students delve into human anatomy in the Anatomy and Physiology Lab dissecting spinal cords.

RN Student Receives Nursing Pin

Students celebrate their academic achievement with their loved ones and program faculty at their pinning ceremony.

RN Program Nursing Skills Lab

Three Nursing Skills Labs give our students the ability to practice valuable skills with 26 hospital beds, simulation manikins, EMR carts, and professional nursing supplies.

Stanbridge University Nursing Students Association

The Stanbridge University Nursing Students’ Association (SCNSA) executive board leads fellow students in working together to promote OT and OTA to their community while hosting networking and service events.

RN Program Nursing Simulation Lab

Students learn from their actions as they review recorded footage of their performance in simulated patient care scenarios on SMART Board technology in the labs.

RN Program Birthing Simulation

The Stanbridge Nursing Simulation Lab houses high-fidelity human birthing simulation mother and infant manikins, for students to practice their labor and delivery skills.

RN Program Nursing Simulation Manikins

The Nursing Simulation Lab includes seven high-fidelity simulation manikins and EMR carts to teach students proper patient care skills.

Nursing Program High Tech Classroom

Classrooms equipped with advanced learning technology, including SMART Boards, help students focus on their coursework and instruction.

Stanbridge University Student Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center provides students with private collaboration rooms, quiet study rooms, and a computer lab.

“Earning this degree has given me confidence and a sense of purpose in my life. I’m so excited for what the future has to offer.”

Jacquelyn DuVall, RN, Stanbridge University Graduate, Associate of Science in Nursing

Ready to earn your Associate’s Degree in Nursing?