Grow Your Health Career

Take your career to the next level.  Choose from hundreds of affordable degree and certificate programs at CSCU.

CSCU Offers

  • Affordable Programs  
    More than 125 affordable health care programs — from certificate to doctorate level 
  • Retraining Options  
    Retraining and recredentialing options in multiple areas 
  • Accelerated Programs  
    Accelerated 1-year Registered Nursing program 
  • High Pass Rates  
    Since 2017, NCLEX-RN pass rates for CSCU students exceeds the national average by 6% 
  • Hospital Partnerships  
    Hospital administrators active partners on program advisory boards 
  • Choices  
    More choices for students:  
    Online, in-person, hybrid, synchronous, asynchronous, evenings, weekends, 7-week terms

Grow Your Nursing Career

Earn Additional Nursing Credentials

The demand for nurses has never been higher — that's why CSCU makes it easier to earn nursing credentials with: an expanding one-year accelerated BSN program, an open enrollment policy at our 12 community college campuses, a part-time evenings- and weekends-only BSN program, a smooth transfer from our community colleges to our CSUs & online college, as seen here.

Are you an LPN In Good Standing?

If so, you can become an RN with advance placement by starting here:

Associate Degree

Available at the following campuses:

  • Capital
  • Gateway
  • Naugatuck Valley
  • Northwestern
  • Norwalk
  • Three Rivers

Bachelor's Degree


  • Central
  • Charter Oak
  • Southern
  • Western

BS Nursing

  • Central
  • Southern
  • Western

Master's & Doctorate


Nursing: Hospice & Palliative Care, MSN, DNAP


MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Leader & EdD Nursing Education


MSN: Adult/ Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, EdD Nursing Education & DNP

Health Degrees & Certificates