University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions
School of Nursing

We’ve created a strong nursing and health professions community committed to a life of learning built on a foundation of innovative ideas that stay true to our core Jesuit values.

Our graduates are pragmatic problem solvers, trained to be transformational leaders, and prepared for the challenges of an evolving health care system.

Programs in the School of Nursing and Health Professions

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 (


Featured in the Huffington Post: Dr. Elena Capella Brings Chaos Theory Into Nursing Education

Elena Capella

Dr. Elena Capella, Director of the Online Master in Nursing program in the School of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in the Huffington Post talking about her strategies in the classroom. She discusses her teaching methods surrounding chaos theory and self-reflection to help students to better cope in the stressful nursing environment.

Public Health Professor Demonstrates at March for Real Climate Leadership

Climate Change March

Public Health Professor Dr. Sattler alongside USF nursing students and over 8,000 people marched for real climate change leadership in California in February. This was the largest demonstration against fracking anywhere in US history.

New Grant Award Received for Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

Associate Dean Wanda Borges and Assistant Dean Mary Kate Wood have received a new grant from the California office of Statewide Health Planning and Development for $153,000.

Health Informatics Director Receives Award

William Bosl

Dr. William Bosl is receiving a sub award for his work in autism spectrum research.


PsyD Information Meeting

4/21/2015, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Presidio Campus 111 - Classroom

MPH Application Drop In

4/22/2015, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kalmanovitz Hall 399 - Conference Room

MSBH Speaker Series - David Contois

4/28/2015, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

On-Campus Event - Presidio 110

HCP BLS: Health Care Provider Basic Life Support

5/2/2015, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Lone Mountain Main 100 - Handlery Room

HCP BLS: Health Care Provider Basic Life Support

5/3/2015, 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Lone Mountain Main 100 - Handlery Room

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