El Camino’s nursing degree programs set you on track to becoming a registered nurse immediately after graduation or continuing your education at another college or university. They’re accessible, affordable paths to a rewarding, in-demand career.
Our Nursing Associate of Science (AS) degree typically takes two years, plus a year to complete prerequisites. Enroll at El Camino as a pre-nursing student, then apply to the program.
Nursing education at El Camino will challenge you to be your best. We’ll be here to help.
Most El Camino nursing students want to start their careers as soon as possible. Others aim to continue their education at a four-year college or university. We offer options perfect for either goal.
Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, this degree prepares you to take the nursing licensure exam and begin practice as a registered nurse. It’s the best option if you want to study nursing at El Camino then start taking care of patients right away.
This degree prepares you for transfer to an undergraduate nursing program at another college or university. It’s an option if you want to complete nursing prerequisites, transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree, and then start work.
As an El Camino nursing graduate, you’ll be ready to start work as a registered nurse (RN) immediately or to pursue a bachelor’s degree at another school. We’ll help you build the scientific knowledge and hands-on skills for any career you choose.
As an El Camino nursing student, you become part of a professional community. The perspectives and connections you develop here will prove valuable throughout your nursing career.
Find semester-by-semester plans that chart your path to a Nursing AS degree on El Camino’s Guided Pathways site.