While You Wait



  • Keep your mailing address, telephone number, and any other contact information current. Send any changes to the School of Nursing (in writing).
  • Take your TEAS V test. You will find information to help you schedule your TEAS test on the TEAS Test Information page on the School of Nursing web site
  • Continue to work on your General Education (GE) classes and other graduation requirements. Nursing programs are very challenging and rigorous, and clinical schedules are variable; therefore it is difficult to take GE classes while you are taking nursing coursework. Contact a nursing counselor for assistance in identifying your individual graduation requirements at (805) 289-6448.
  • Work as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). CNA experience provides you with a strong foundation for your beginning clinical in NSV10.

Recommended Coursework

  • To help you in preparing for the nursing program, other courses you may consider taking are:


  •   HS M25                                 Basic Pathophysiology (at Moorpark College)
  •   MathV35                               Intermediate Algebra and Applications for Health Care                                                 Professionals
  •   NSV07                                   Pharmacology
  •   BUSV27A                              Beginning Medical Terminology
  •   BUSV27B                              Advanced Medical Terminology
  •   HECV10                                Nutrition
  •   NSV75                                   Nursing Readiness(Study skills, test taking, care planning and                                                math review)