Shirley Farr, PhD, RNC, CNS

Program Director, Entry-Level Master's Program at Monrovia and Assistant Professor

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 6306
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Shirley Farr, PhD, RNC, CNS has been in nursing more than 40 years. While her primary interest has been in neonatal ICU and leadership and management, she has expanded her focus to include community health nursing. She believes that learning should be a lifelong activity, and she values the ethical and professional attributes that nursing brings to the world, and hopes to instill those values in her students.


  • PhD, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2018
  • MSN, California State University, San Bernardino, 2008
  • BSN, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2005


  • Post-Master’s Faculty Preparation Program
  • CNS in Community Health, California State University, San Bernardino
  • Resolve Through Sharing Counselor
  • Touchpoints, Community-Level Trainer
  • PICC certified

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs


  • Community Health
  • Leadership & Management
  • Maternal Child Nursing
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Pediatrics

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 500 - Conceptual Foundations of Professional Nursing
  • GNRS 587 - Community Health Nursing

Office Hours

Mondays 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Appointments available upon request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.