Jun 21, 2021  
2021/2022 University Catalog 
2021/2022 University Catalog

School Nurse Services Credential

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(Credential Code: 00600)

Admission currently suspended for the School Nurse Services Credential.

San Diego State University offers curricula leading to the School Nurse Services Credential. This authorizes the holder to serve as a school nurse. For information concerning the credential, the student is referred to the School of Nursing office or the School of Nursing website.

The School Nurse Services Credential has been approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

All applicants seeking admission to the School Nurse Services Credential program must be admitted to the university and accepted as a classified postbaccalaureate student. Satisfactory completion of the program requires an overall GPA of 3.0.

Standards for Admission

  1. Baccalaureate degree in nursing or related field.
  2. Current California Registered Nurse License.
  3. Required admission and planning interview with program adviser.
  4. Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in undergraduate upper division courses.
  5. One year experience as a registered nurse within five years of application.
  6. Undergraduate community health nursing course.


The following program elements are required of all health services credential candidates:

Total Units: 27

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