The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions
GG bridge Ft. Point
G Nursing MSBH

Program Outcomes

This program is designed for students who are:

  • Interested in human behavior, especially the intersection between mental and physical health, and want to start a career in behavioral healthcare
  • Currently working in the healthcare system and want to gain skills in leadership, program evaluation, and project management within a behavioral healthcare context
  • Want a foundation for an advanced degree as a behavioral health professional, who understands behavioral health and has skills working in multidisciplinary settings

At the completion of the program, the graduate will:

  • Evaluate historical and contemporary health care systems, regulations, and policies
  • Describe how health care systems serve diverse communities
  • Analyze and evaluate the psychological and sociocultural factors that affect an individual's health behaviors
  • Exhibit the knowledge and communication skills to work collaboratively with various health care professionals
  • Use evidence-based research to analyze, evaluate, and propose improvements to health care systems
  • Identify barriers to health care access and delivery, and propose solutions
  • Actively contribute to the design, implementation, and evaluation of effective behavioral health care programs and campaigns in diverse settings