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The Nursing Program offers applicants who have completed nursing program courses in another associate degree, baccalaureate degree, or military program the opportunity to prepare for professional nursing through the pursuit of specific knowledge and skills. Eligible candidates will receive advanced placement into the Cerritos nursing program based on prior learning and course work. Transferring students must meet all admission criteria to be eligible to enter the Cerritos College nursing program. There are additional classes you will need to take to be eligible for admission.

Transfer students are not admitted into the first course nor the fourth semester of the program. If you are seeking admission into the beginning of the program you will need to apply as an "Option A".  Please refer to the Transfer Student Information link on the navigation menu and the Credit Granting Policy listed below for additional requirements and documents needed to apply for this option.

*Admission to the program is based on space availability.

Prerequisites and Additional Requirements

Application for Option E


CREDIT GRANTING POLICY:  Students who have successfully completed academic courses and/or have relevant knowledge and/or skills acquired in other than an accredited institution will be given advanced standing in the nursing program upon verification of such knowledge and/or skills.

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