View courses, degrees, and/or certificates for this program in the catalog.

This department is in the division of Science.

Attn: the nursing application will be moved to October and will be fully online. Please return back in October during the tentative time frame for the application link.

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The mission of the Associate Degree Nursing Program at San Bernardino Valley College is to provide a comprehensive, quality instructional program to assist students to achieve their vocational goal of becoming Registered Nurses.

The Nursing Department offers a sequence of courses leading to an Associate of Science degree with a major in nursing. Students learn to function in a variety of health care settings and assist patients, through the nursing process, attain or maintain their optimum level of wellness. Graduates are eligible to take the national licensing exam and become licensed as a Registered Nurse in California.

Learning activities are conducted on the San Bernardino Valley College campus and in local hospitals and community agencies.The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).  Please see accreditation page for more information.

Accreditation Site Visit

San Bernardino Valley College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in a Zoom meeting scheduled at 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm on September 29, 2021.

More information in the official accreditation visit notice.

Information Meeting

Zoom meeting information:
When: Sep 10, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
Click here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please read over the information packet prior to attending the information meeting.  This is for students interested in SBVC nursing program, prerequisite information will be covered in this meeting.

This meeting starts promptly and does not allow late entry after it begins.




Registered Nursing Applicants with Outside Transcripts!

All official transcripts must be submitted to the Admissions & Records Office (AD/SS-100) for evaluation of prior credit.

To obtain an Evaluation Of Prior College Credits you must submit the following to AD/SS-100: (Please have them either mailed or sent electronical) 

  • Submit All Official College Transcripts
  • If you are using AP credit with a score 3 or higher official college board results 
  • Request a Evaluation of Prior College Credits Earned from admissions and records

Evaluations of Prior Credit and application timeline  

Request Evaluation

ADN Application Dates

(2 weeks)

ADN program Entry
July 1st-August 30th

September 15th-30th 

October (Only for FA21)

January 2nd-February 28th March 15th-30th Fall


If evaluations are not complete in time for nursing application, nursing application will not be accepted. Please verify on evaluation if any courses has (*) on them and see note. You do not need 12 units of residency, but instead be done durig the evaluation time frame. This is only for transcripts outside of SBVC.

Students must submit all official transcripts including Crafton Hills and request for an evaluation during the following dates in order to apply for the nursing program. Transcripts will not be collected in the nursing application. Instead, evaluations of prior credit are required within admissions application.

Please be advised: in order to re-evaluate your transcript (s) from other colleges and universities only if you have any new class added on to the transcript. Otherwise, you can use the existing evaluation to apply for the nursing program.


For more information on Transcript Evaluation, click here.