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MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner Program Advising

Dear Prospective MSN-FNP Program Student:

Thank you for choosing the California State University, Bakersfield Department of Nursing to pursue advanced practice in nursing! Please visit the links below for information about how to get started:

MSN-FNP Program: Admissions Requirements 

Apply to the University: CSU Apply

Apply to the Program: NursingCAS 

Post-Acceptance: Requirements and Clinical Documentation


Alternative Delivery Advising Services


Due to the current restrictions and state of emergency with COVID-19, advising for current and prospective CSUB students has moved to alternate delivery services. There is no advising staff on campus. Staff advisors in the Department of Nursing will be telecommuting until further notice. The campus is also operting on a summer schdeule: Monday - Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm. 



Other Resources: The Graduate Student Center at CSUB


  • Workshops
  • Graduate Lounge Area
  • Laptops, Printers, a Whiteboard, etc.
  • Funding Opportunities
  • And much more!

More Information at:

Program Advisor Information

Joshua St. John
Post-Licensure Program Advisor

Mailing Address:
California State University, Bakersfield
Department of Nursing, 29 RNC
Attn: MSN-FNP Advisor
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311