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Associate Degree in Nursing

If you're a working adult considering a future in nursing, we recommend Mount Saint Mary's University's Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program. It's designed for working adults looking to complete their preparation as a Registered Nurse.

Established in 1992, the Mount's ADN program for working professionals features evening and weekend classes. Clinicals take place on Fridays and Saturdays, or Saturdays and Sundays, at various hospitals in greater Los Angeles.

Minimum requirements for consideration are as follows:

  • 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • 2.5 cumulative science GPA
  • Completion of all prerequisite requirements with a grade of C or better
  • T.E.A.S Exam score of 62% or higher

We encourage you to apply today to begin your nursing career. An admission counselor is available to answer your questions. Email us at

Once you've completed your prerequisites (or are nearly complete), we invite you to submit your ADN degree program application. Here are some key dates to remember:

  • For the spring term, your required documents must arrive at the Admission Office or be postmarked by September 15. The start date for the spring term is early January.
  • For the fall term, your documents must arrive or be postmarked by April 1. The start date for the fall term is end of August.

The Mount's Associate Degree in Nursing meets the standards for and has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, leading to the California RN license.

2018-2019 ADN Cost Estimates

To learn more about the costs for the Mount's Associate Degree in Nursing program, please visit our Tuition and Fees page.