Nursing Degree Pathways

 RN to BS in Nursing, Bridge Program

The Valley Foundation School of Nursing provides the RN to BS in Nursing program for registered nurses to obtain a BS in Nursing and a 30-unit option for licensed vocational nurses to obtain a California RN license. If you are a nursing student at Evergreen Valley Community College, please see the "road-map" of courses provided below.

For all other registered nurses or licensed vocational nurses, please see the specific links below for specific information regarding these programs.

For additional information please contact Dr. Deepika Goyal at

San Jose State University is now accepting applications for the Fall 2017 Semester through November 30th 2016, csumentor. Once you have applied to the University, please also complete a nursing application (Fall 2017 Nursing Application) which is due March 6th 2017. You can have coursework and NCLEX in process. Please plan to attend an RN to BSN advising session for additional information. (see link below).  


RN to BSN Advising Sessions 

Click this link to be taken to the RN to BSN Group Advising Sessions


Additional RN to BSN Information


RN to BSN Roadmaps:


ADN to BS in Nursing, Pathway 

The ADN-BSN Pathway Program is a collaborative model for academic progression in Nursing that links SJSU with designated California Community College (CCC) partners. This enables a significant increase to access and the capacity to advance more BSN-prepared RNs into the nursing workforce. 

ADN to BSN Roadmaps: 

  • De Anza College (coming soon)
  • Mission College (coming soon) 


The Baccalaureate degree in nursing at The Valley Foundation School of Nursing at San Jose State Univeristy is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education