Alice Martanegara, D.N.P.

Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Nursing

In addition to serving at ACE as a member of our nursing faculty, Dr. Alice Martanegara also serves as the Associate Dean and Director of Nursing for Golden West College (GWC). In her role at GWC, Alice is responsible for the leadership and operations for the School of Nursing. Dr. Martanegara also serve as an RN Consultant for the Chief of Staff Office for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Prior to GWC, she was the State of California Director of Nursing for Western Governors University where she provided leadership and oversee the operations in CA. She also had served in various nursing leadership roles at Tenet Healthcare, Hoag Hospital, and Kaiser Permanente. Alice is clinically trained as a Women’s Health nurse specializing in gynecology. Her academic experience includes nursing administration and faculty roles in the undergraduate and graduate programs in California.

 Dr. Martanegara is an innovative nurse leader with a broad experience in the healthcare and the communication industry. She is a previous board member for the Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL). She is currently the Past-President of the Orange County Long Beach ACNL Chapter and on the executive board for Comcast Communications.  Alice serves on the advisory boards for HealthImpact, Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC), Healthcare Workforce Initiative – Orange County, Vanguard University, Qualcomm, and PeriGen.

 Alice earned a dual undergraduate degree in Psychology with a Brand Management concentration from the California State University, Dominguez Hills.  Nursing is a second career for Dr. Martanegara when she completed her Associate of Arts in Nursing from Golden West College. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing Education (MSN-ED) from the University of Phoenix and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Touro University Nevada.  Alice is a fellow of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), Washington D.C, and the UCLA Executive Education.


A Southern California native, Alice resides in Orange County and enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, writing short stories, and watching movies.


  • Doctorate in Nursing Education Administration and Leadership
    Touro University
  • Master's in Nursing Education
    University of Phoenix
  • Associate in Nursing
    Golden West College
  • Bachelor's in Psychology and Brand Advertising
    California State University

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BSN to MSN Master of Science

Earning your Master’s in Nursing means you’re ready to become a leader in the healthcare field. If you’re a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, this is the next step on the path to be a nurse educator or nurse manager. With an MSN from ACE, students gain greater knowledge and expertise, potential for career advancement or extension through a different role, and more variety in career options.


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RN to MSN Master of Science

Turn your RN into an MSN with this accelerated program that also allows you to earn a bachelor’s degree on the way to your master’s. Designed to help you excel in evidence-based decision making, informatics, global perspectives and innovative thinking, this program prepares graduates to serve in educational or administrative roles in nursing.


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RN to BSN Bachelor of Science

Earning a BSN means you’ll have advanced nursing knowledge and expanded professional skills to excel in a global and increasingly complex healthcare system. Nurses with a BSN qualify for more jobs and earn higher salaries than associate degree nurses.


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