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 33 units for RNs with a BSN and 46 units for RNs with an ADN over the course of 2 years of study. It is full time, with classroom instruction 1 day a week plus clinical practice.
The program is offered at the USF main campus in San Francisco as well as the Pleasanton, San Jose, Sacramento and Santa Rosa USF branch campuses.
For more information about the program at a USF branch campus, please contact:
Pleasanton: Desiree Shaw (925) 867-2711, email@example.com
San Jose: Natasha Odama (408) 343-7100, firstname.lastname@example.org
Santa Rosa: Alexandria Weishaar (707) 527-9612, email@example.com
Sacramento: Angela Dotson (916) 920-0157, firstname.lastname@example.org
View information about MSN for Non Nurses.
For more information about the program, please contact Susana Torres in the School of Nursing and Health Professions (main campus) at (415) 422-2806 or email@example.com.
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).