Alice Martanegara, DNP, RN, Associate Dean and Director of Nursing

For more information contact:
The School of Nursing Office

Nursing Handbook
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Handbook 2021.22 [PDF]

The School of Nursing at Golden West College offers a program that leads to an Associate Degree in Nursing and qualifies the graduate to take the National Council Licensure Examination to become a Registered Nurse.

School of Nursing Mission Statement

Golden West College School of Nursing's mission is to provide accessible, affordable, and intellectually stimulating education that results in the student's successful completion of the nursing program.

GWC Nursing Department News

ATI TEAS Examinations: The School of Nursing at Golden West College is offering a FREE ATI TEAS Examination on June 8, 2022. Registration is now open and on a first come, first served basis. Please refer to the Testing link for more information:  
Upcoming Tentative Admission Application Filing Periods:
Fall 2022: April 1-15, 2022  CLOSED (applications under review)
Spring 2023: July 1-15, 2022 
 “How to Apply webpage for the Online Nursing Application link will open only during application filing period.
Student ID# and Student Email Address from one of the Coast Community Colleges (Golden West College, Coastline College, or Orange Coast College) are required for the nursing admission application. Apply using the "How to Apply" link on the GWC Nursing website
If not a GWC student, complete the college application on the website ( 
Students are highly recommended to not select the option of P/NP for the Anatomy, Microbiology or Physiology courses. Selecting this option will default to a "C" letter grade. All science courses must be completed prior to applying to the program to receive points. Online science courses with labs completed in the Spring and Summer 2021 are accepted from our list of approved institutions. "In progress" science courses will not receive  points on the Multi-Criteria Guidelines.
Contact the GWC Counseling Department for course equivalencies.

ADN Curriculum
RN-BSN Co-Enrollment Program
Achievement Data