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Nursing Program Application Dates
*Please Note: each program has different application requirements, please visit How to Apply for more info.*
Generic Track 1, Pre-Licensure Program
- University Application: October 1 through November 30
- Nursing Program Application: February 1 through February 28
Pre-Licensure Track 1, Cottage Health System (Goleta Satellite Campus)
- University & Nursing Program Application: August 1 through August 31
- University & Nursing Program Application: May 1 through July 1
ADN-BSN Fast Track Program
- University & Nursing Program Application: March 1 through April 15
Letter to Recent New Graduates, From Nursing Deans:To Registered Nurses Newly Licensed in California:
50% of California’s Registered Nurses, newly licensed between September 2011 and August 2012 have been randomly selected and mailed a letter from the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), inviting them to participate in an important survey for the purpose of documenting their experience in finding employment following graduation.
Surveys conducted in 2010 and 2011 established that 42% of new graduate RNs were not finding employment in the short term as an RN, and specific information obtained from those surveys provided important feedback to schools of nursing and employers of nurses regarding the range of employment challenges faced by new graduate nurses, prompting action to develop new graduate Transition to Practice Programs and other strategies to support employment and employability. We are hopeful that these challenges faced over the prior two years are beginning to change, and are eager to learn about the status of employment for the most recent year.
If you are one of the RNs selected to complete the survey, your participation by December 1st is valued and an essential part of our planning to understand, support and take action to improve new graduate employment going forward. We need to know how many newly licensed RNs are impacted by the on-going economic situation and learn if and how employment trends are changing.
If you received a letter from the Board of Registered Nursing as one of the nurses randomly selected to participate and have questions regarding submission of the information, contact Dr. Suzette Cardin at UCLA School of Nursing: firstname.lastname@example.org or 310.825.6269. Please complete the survey by December 1, 2012.
Thank you in advance for being part of this important process.