Academics & Admissions

Applicants will only be considered for one program per admission cycle.

Undergraduate Programs

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Fall and Spring Entry Admissions 

Prelicensure program for entry into the nursing profession.  Second Baccalaureate students, please apply to BSNA program.

 

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ADN-BSN

Spring Entry Admission

A collaborative model for academic progression in Nursing between SF State School of Nursing and designated California Community College (CCC) partners.

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Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSNA)

Summer Entry Admission

The same as the regular BSN program. The Accelerated BSN Program is a four-semester program that includes the summer session (a 15-month program) for second Baccalaureate students only.

Graduate Programs

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Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing (ELM)

Fall Entry Admission

This prelicensure program is designed for students who possess a non-nursing bachelor’s degree and are seeking to enter the nursing profession. Graduates will earn a BSN and MSN degrees.

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Accelerated Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing (ELM-A)

Spring 2022 admission cycle is suspended at this time. 

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Fall Entry Admission 

A Program is designed for California RNs with bachelor's degrees in nursing.

Post Master's Certificate

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Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate (FNP)

Summer and Fall Entry Admission

This program is designed for California RNs with a master's or doctoral degree in nursing and a desire to become nurse practitioners.