The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at Southwestern College, Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa, located in San Diego, CA. is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA. 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing Program is continuing accreditation with conditions. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program. (www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm)
Obtaining RN licensure
Upon completion of degree requirements, the graduate is eligible to apply to take
the National Council Licensure examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN). The
Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) may refuse licensure to individuals who have been
convicted of crimes that include felonies and/or certain misdemeanors.
Further information may be obtained from the BRN at 1747 North Market Blvd., Suite 150, Sacramento, CA. 95834 or the Nursing Program Director may be consulted.
California Board of Registered Nursing
The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Southwestern College is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). The next approval visit is scheduled for Fall 2023.
BRN Mailing Address: PO Box 944210, Sacramento, CA. 94244-2100
Phone: (916) 322-3350 TDD: (916) 322-1700
California Board of Registered Nursing (www.rn.ca.gov)