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

This department is in the division of Science.

For application click RN or LVN to RN program, then click application. 

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.

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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.

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Evaluations of Prior Credit from the evaluators. 

Evaluations are required to apply to the ADN program. 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. 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 Note for outside transcripts: The October 1st- December 15th evaluation period is for this Spring 2021 application only. 

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.

JANUARY 2ND-FEBRUARY 28TH (beginning Spring 2022)

JULY 1ST-AUGUST 30TH (beginning Fall 2021)


Please allow 6-8 weeks to be notified about your application status

Late applications will not be accepted


For nursing questions during campus closure please email: 

Thank you for your patience during this time. Fastest response during campus closure is by email. Please allow 48-72 hours for an email response. 


ADN Information Meeting


LOCATION: Online ZOOM Link below 

Wednesday, March 31st 2021 1:00-3:00pm  ZOOM
Wednesday, April 7th 2021 2:00-3:00pm  ZOOM
Monday, April 12th 2021 2:00pm-4:00pm  ZOOM

Zoom Meeting Information


When: Apr 12, 2021 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

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


Please read over the information packet prior to attending the meeting.  This is for students interested in SBVC nursing program the 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!

If you took an online science course i.e. anatomy/physio or Mirco online the nursing department will not accept the courses. Although, if the course was taken during the terms of Spring 2020 through present online with previously accepted schools/courses we will make the exception to accept them due to COVID 19.

If you are using AP credit with a score 3 or higher official college board results must be submitted to Admissions and Records AD/SS-100.  All official transcripts must be submitted to the Admissions & Records Office (AD/SS-100) for evaluation of prior credit. 

Your Nursing Program Application must contain the Evaluation of Prior College Credits Earned.

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
  • Request a Evaluation of Prior College Credits Earned online from admissions and records

For more information on Transcript Evaluation, click here.

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