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Linda Crawford, DNP

Assistant Professor
Phone: (626) 815-6000
Linda Crawford, DNP, is the director of the High Desert Regional Center Two-Plus-Two nursing program. She came to APU in 2010 as an adjunct faculty following 18 years of work in school health with medically fragile and special education children, running a school-based health center. She previously taught for California State University, Fullerton, and Cambridge College. Crawford has been a preceptor for students from a variety of universities throughout her nursing career, and she strongly believes in sharing the mentoring she has received in her career with those coming into nursing behind her. She has worked in a wide variety of nursing areas over the past 30 years, and has presented at conferences nationwide.


DNP, University of San Diego
MSN, California State University, Long Beach
BSN, University of San Francisco

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
School Health Credential


  • School of Nursing
    • Undergraduate Programs


  • Advocacy
  • Ambulatory Pediatrics
  • Community Health
  • Grant Writing
  • School Health

Courses Taught

UNRS 220 – Health Assessment
UNRS 410 – Community Health Nursing

Office Hours

By appointment

Office Location

High Desert Regional Center, School of Nursing office

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