UPDATE TO PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: To meet the needs of our community clinical sites and for the health and safety of our students while in our Nursing/Allied Health programs, we are now requiring that students meet COVID Vaccination and Booster requirements upon entry into the program. NO exemptions will be considered. 

Welcome to the Nursing program at Bakersfield College.


Phone: (661) 395-4281 | Location: Math Science (MS) 178 | bc_nursing@bakersfieldcollege.edu

Department Chair: Debra Kennedy, dkennedy@bakersfieldcollege.edu | Phone: (661) 395-4340 | Office: MS 152

Pathway: Health Sciences Pathway 

Degree and Certificate Programs

Discover the Nursing Program for You

Nursing offers a variety of Associate Degrees, Certificates and courses to assist you on a career path in the world of nursing. Whether you are looking to advance in your current career, start your career, or begin on a path to a four-year degree, we offer programs to lead you in the right direction for Nursing.

Contact Us

Office: MS-178
Fax: (661) 395-4295
Phone: (661) 395-4281

Office Hours

Summer Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM