Overview of the School of Nursing
hepherd University was founded in 1999 with the vision of establishing an excellent program of Christian higher education in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The School of Nursing is committed to educating adult learners to become competent nursing professionals who integrate Christian faith into their nursing practice.
The School of Nursing was established in 2004 and admitted its first LVN students in the spring of 2006. In the fall of 2010, Shepherd University launched its Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program and graduated its first cohort on May 30, 2011. The RN to BSN Program began in fall of 2009, and the MSN program –Specialization in Nursing Education Program began in the spring of 2015.