Serious about Nursing
Serious about Nursing?
A better way earn your Nursing Degree
Online Health Care Programs
Online Healthcare Programs!
Earn your degree in as little as 12 months


Serious about Nursing
Serious about Nursing?
A better way to earn your Nursing Degree


We make healthcare the priority
Master of Health Administration
Earn your master's degree in as little as 12 months


Confidence to earn your BS in Dental Hygiene
What's behind that smile?
Confidence to earn your BS in Dental Hygiene


Welcome to West Coast University

Online or on-campus, we have a single purpose: the advancement of healthcare in the communities we serve, and around the world.

Our range of healthcare programs—from a bachelor's to a master's to doctorate level degrees—combined with our technologically advanced facilities are all designed to help you gain the knowledge, experience, and confidence you'll need to take on critical roles in today's healthcare environments. Plus, our online healthcare program environment is designed to support you and keep you connected.

As medical techniques and technology take impressive strides forward, West Coast University is committed to help prepare the next generation of healthcare professionals and leadership through academic excellence, fostering of a student-centric culture and investment in advanced campus facilities.

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What’s New at West Coast University?
WCU Center for Graduate Studies Pins 24 MSOT StudentsJUNE 8, 2018

Twenty-four master of science in occupational therapy students received their pins on May 10 in the Center for Graduate Studies auditorium. The pinning signifies the students' transition from the classroom...

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CERT Board Members Attend WCU-Dallas Disaster Management PresentationsJUNE 4, 2018

Two board members from the city of Dallas C.E.R.T. team attended presentations by West Coast University students on aspects of disaster management. The C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team) members...

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WCU-Ontario BSN Student Evan Price Honored With DAISY in Training AwardJUNE 4, 2018

Each term one West Coast University student is selected to win the DAISY in Training award, an internationally recognized program that honors and celebrates skillful and compassionate nurses. This term...

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Recent Videos
Spring 2018 West Coast University CommencementMAY 24, 2018

Friends and family of more than 1100 West Coast University graduates packed the Honda Center in Anaheim on May 20 for the 2018 Spring Commencement.

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WCU Alumni Spotlight: Brittany Joachim, OTR/LMAY 8, 2018

Prior to attending West Coast University's career fair at the Center for Graduate Studies, Brittany Joachim met with Career Services to go over her resume and ...

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WCU Alumni Spotlight: Cindy Yoon, OTR/LMAY 8, 2018

While interviewing for a job, it's always important to remember you're also interviewing the company. At a recent West Coast University-Center for Graduate ...

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A Simple Philosophy of Staying Ahead of the Curve.

Across our four Southern California university campuses, we offer undergraduate healthcare degrees in nursing and graduate degrees in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy and health administration. Our Orange County university campus offers one of only six Bachelor of Science Degrees in Dental Hygiene in all of California. Our university campus in Dallas, Texas, as well as our newest campus in Miami, Florida offers undergraduate healthcare degrees in nursing.

We've structured our online healthcare degree programs to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals with coursework done online via our interactive virtual classroom. Each day, medical techniques and technology take impressive strides forward. And West Coast University is there—at the leading edge of the healthcare industry, helping prepare college graduates for a career they love that meets the needs of the community and demands of the market. We are able to stay ahead of the curve through our commitment to academic excellence, fostering of a student-centric culture and investment in advanced campus facilities.

Our goal is to help each college student grow professionally and personally, becoming highly skilled professionals and healthcare leaders. Along the way, we help provide a dynamic educational experience that we hope will be memorable and truly enjoyable. We look forward to meeting you!

Bringing Learning to Life
The Evolution of Quality Education

West Coast University is a place where technologically advanced simulation technology and hands-on experience bring real-world perspective to each part of our focused curriculum. So each new skill a college student masters is designed to help prepare him or her for a variety of challenges in the field.

Our faculty come from a wide range of medical backgrounds including nurse practitioners, dental hygienists, dentists, and healthcare professionals, all with strong connections to clinical sites, and dedication to student success.


Online Programs — Career-Focused Core Curriculum

WCU offers RN to BSN, RN to MSN, MSN, MHA and MPH programs online. We've structured our healthcare programs to fit the busy lifestyles of working professionals with all coursework done online via our interactive virtual classroom.

In addition, as a college student you can make contacts with fellow professionals and WCU's Career Services Department is there to support you after graduation. This online format provides you the freedom to complete your coursework online with the benefits of going to an on ground campus.


Los Angeles Center for Graduate Studies

West Coast University's Center for Graduate Studies is in the heart of Los Angeles with views of Downtown LA and the historical Hollywood sign.

This modern building has been completely renovated with our graduate students in mind and is home to our Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Pharmacy programs. We’re dedicated to preparing our graduate students to work in realistic healthcare settings, which often means different healthcare professionals working together for comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare.


Jeb B. Egbert, EdD President and CEO, Academics and Chief Learning Officer

"From the moment you walk in the door, our goal is that you will feel at home. At home in a place where you're genuinely welcome. At home in a place that has everything you need to succeed- from labs to computers to simulation centers to libraries to support services. To achieve our goals, we are committed to recruiting the best faculty and the most dedicated support team members, and to providing the most beautiful and well-equipped campuses that exist anywhere."