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Undergraduate Associate Programs


nursing students gathered around patient in bed

Where: Doheny Campus

When: Evening or afternoon classes, clinicals on weekends

Application Deadlines: Fall term- April 1; Spring Term- September 1

The Associate Degree in Nursing Program at Mount Saint Mary’s University is a non-traditional RN program tailored to the needs of both working adults and students whose schedules do not allow for traditional daytime courses. Offering both afternoon and evening classes, the ADN Program is able to foster a diverse community of students with different needs and provide support to each unique situation. The ADN Program is devoted to helping students in the Los Angeles community to continue their education and achieve their professional aspirations.

Our Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program is designed for adults wishing to complete their preparation as a Registered Nurse (RN). Clinicals are completed on Friday/Saturday or Saturday/ Sunday between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in a variety of Greater Los Angeles area facilities.


To be considered for admission, candidates must have completed all prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better:

An overall GPA of at least 2.75 with a 2.5 science GPA is also required. Those who have completed the first-year courses and prerequisite courses at a community college or a four-year college or university may be admitted to second year standing, but will have to take Religion 41 at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Admission Exam
  • Necessary health forms & immunizations
  • CPR certification
  • Malpractice insurance

Please note: those who have received any grade lower than a “C” in any two required courses (the same course repeated or two separate courses) will not be considered for admission.

Prerequisite coursework may be “in progress” at the time of application, however must be completed prior to program start date.