Vanguard’s Nursing Program has the credentials, connections and reputation to help you advance in your career.


  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE – For BSN Program)*
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC – MSN & BSN Approved)

Local Hospitals with Vanguard Nursing Alumni

  • Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)
  • Hoag Hospital
  • Hospice Care
  • LA County USC
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • St. Jude Medical Center
  • West Anaheim Medical Center
  • Memorial Care System:
    • Long Beach Memorial
    • Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach
    • Saddleback Memorial

Advisory Board

The following institutions and agencies are represented on Vanguard’s Nursing Advisory Board:

  • Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)
  • Golden West College
  • Hoag Hospital
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Orange County Memorial Care University
  • Santa Ana College
  • Saddleback College
  • Saddleback Memorial Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital, Orange
  • St. Jude Medical Center

Additional MS Nursing Information

*For more information on the CCNE:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036-1120
Phone: 202-887-6791