This pathway of the Master of Science in Nursing program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience as clinical nurse leaders. Students are trained to develop and manage patient care plans, and to advocate for best practices and outcomes within the health care field.
The program comprises 35 credits for RNs with a BSN and 46 credits for RNs with an ADN over the course of 2 years of study. Designed with a flexible schedule of classroom instruction plus clinical practice.
Take a peek at the final projects of our recent RN to MSN program graduates. Student projects
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).
MSN – CNL Program
All graduates of the program meet the AACN CNL master’s degree outcome competencies and practice standards and are eligible for certification by the national American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL).
For more information about the program, please contact:
San Francisco Hilltop Campus, (415) 422-3627, ask an adviser
Pleasanton Campus, (925) 867-2711, ask an adviser
San Jose Campus, (408) 343-7100, ask an adviser
Sacramento Campus, (916) 920-0157 , ask an adviser
Santa Rosa Campus, (707) 527-9612, ask an adviser
Southern California Campus, (415) 422-3627, ask an adviser