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CSU Channel Islands Nursing BS Track 1 Generic (Basic) Program

Applying to Track 1 Generic Program at CSU Channel Islands (two step process):

Step 1:

  • Apply to the University during priority application period beginning October 1 through November 30, 2021. CSU admissions applications are available online at
  • When selecting a major, first-time freshmen will typically select Pre-Nursing, *transfer students must apply as Nursing majors and designate an alternate major should they not be admitted into Nursing, and **post-Baccalaureate students will need to select "BSN-Nursing (2nd Bachelor)".
  • Submit Transcripts from all colleges/universities (per deadlines set by the Admissions and Recruitment office). Please visit the University's website for complete instructions.

Step 2:

  • Apply to the Nursing Program (upon completion of all 8 pre-requisite courses or in-progress during Fall semester) during Nursing Program application period beginning October 1 through November 30, 2021
  • Submit official transcripts, TEAS Exam Scores (submit electronically from ATI site), and all documents needed for Supplemental Criteria . Documents must be uploaded to your NursingCAS application no later than the last day of the application period (November 30th at 11:59pm EST).

Application Notes:

Please submit all supporting application documents to your NursingCAS application.

CSU Channel Islands is processing applications to its nursing program through NursingCAS, the centralized application service for nursing. Visit to start an application or log into your existing account. Visit the Add Program page to select our nursing program and complete the steps to fill out and submit your application. If you need help with NursingCAS, visit the applicant help center or contact applicant support with questions. Applications are only accepted between October 1st through November 30th. 

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