School Nurse Credential

Units required for Credential: 22-25

Program Description

Students who are eligible for the California School Nurse Services Preliminary Credential from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and who meet the graduate program admission criteria may apply to the program. Admission criteria and procedures are similar to those for the MS program except the application and recommendation forms are directed to the School Nurse Program Coordinator. Students are held to the same professional liability and automobile insurance and health requirements as MS students.

Program Requirements

NURS 213CSeminar in Specialized Nursing Processes: School Nursing I4
NURS 213DSeminar in Specialized Nursing Processes: School Nursing II4
NURS 214Educational Program Development in Nursing3
NURS 215Community Health Services and Policy3
NURS 216Vision and Scoliosis Screening1
NURS 232AAdvanced Physical Assessment: Infant, Child, Adolescent3
NURS 293DPracticum in Specialized Nursing Processes: School Nursing4
Coursework required to become certified as a California school audiometrist0 - 3
Total Units22-25

In addition to the above courses, the Professional Credential for MS candidates requires two years of full-time school nurse experience (or its part-time equivalent).