Background clearance includes the State of Washington and all other states and counties which the student has lived in for the past seven years.

Clinical Agency Requirements

Clinical agencies follow the DSHS Secretary's List of Crimes and Negative Actions for authorization to attend clinical and reserve the right to refuse student placement. Upon admission to the program, students will receive additional information about processing the criminal background check.

The cost of obtaining this information is the student's responsibility.

For specific degree requirements click the above button. Select the 'Nursing' tab, then click on the Program Planner for the degree you are interested in.

Last updated 10-19-2023.

Contact Nursing Programs

We are located on the second floor of the Health & Science Building. Stop by during regular office hours, or call (360) 442-2860 to make an appointment. For a full list of all nursing faculty and staff, please see our Contact Us page.

General Healthcare Program Inquiries

  Health & Science Building, 2nd floor
   (360) 442-2860
Fax: (360) 442-2879

Nursing Program Inquiries

  Bev Ylen, Program Coordinator
  (360) 442-2860

Pre-Nursing Education Planning/Advising

  Alejandra Sanchez, Health Careers Specialist
  (360) 442-2355