Program Details

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing Curriculum | Fall Entry: 138 Credits

Semester 1 (Junior 1) – Start Fall 2018
NURS 320 Community & Mental Health Nursing 4
NURS 325 Clinical Lab III: Community & Mental Health Nursing 4
SOC 150 Introduction to Sociology/CORE 4
NURS 639 Nursing Inquiry** (online) 4
NURS 613 Intro to CNL Role (online) 1
    17 credits
Semester 2 (Junior 2) – Spring 2019
NURS 370 Clinical Lab IV: Medical-Surgical Nursing I: Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient 4
NURS 371 Health Care Systems II: Management in Complex Clinical Systems 2
NURS 378 Clinical Lab IV: Medical-Surgical Nursing – Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient Care 4
NURS 378S Clinical Lab IV: Simulation Lab 0
CORE XXXXxxx 4
NURS642 Epidemiology & Population Statistics (online) 4
    18 credits
Semester 3 – Summer 2019 
NURS 664 Advanced Pathophysiology & Pharmacology (online) 3
NURS 648 Healthcare Policy & Ethics (online) 3
    6 credits
Semester 4 (Senior 1)– Fall 2019
NURS 420 Women’s Health 3
NURS 421 Medical-Surgical Nursing II: Nursing Care of Children 3
NURS 428 Clinical Lab V: Medical-Surgical Nursing Care of Women & Children 3
NURS 428S Clinical Lab V: Simulation Lab 0
NURS 614 Healthcare Systems Leadership* (online) 3
NURS 603 Assessment (online) 3
    15 credits
Semester 5 (Senior 2)– Spring 2020
NURS 471 Complex Care Across the Lifespan 3
NURS 472 Senior Seminar 2
NURS 478 Clinical Lab VI: Complex Care Across the Lifespan (180 BSN hours) 4
NURS 654 CNL Role I (80 role MSN hours) (online) 2
NURS 640 Informatics** (online) 2
    13 credits
BSN Graduation 128 credit minimum 
Semester 6 – Summer 2020
NURS 655 CNL Role II (100 role hours) (online) 3
NURS 629 Financial Resource Management (online) 3
    6 credits
Semester 7-Fall 2020
NURS 651 CNL ROLE: Role Synthesis (online) 2
NURS 653 Internship: Clinical Nurse Leader (220 role hours) (online) 2
    4 credits
MSN Graduation
*NURS 614: Healthcare Systems Leadership substitutes for NURS 321: Health Care Systems I
** NURS 639: Nursing Inquiry and NURS 640: Healthcare Informatics substitutes for NURS 322: Evidence-Based Inquiry & Informatics
Classes with asterisks need to be completed to graduate with a BSN
CNL Role courses need to be taken in order listed above

BSN-MSN Spring Semester Entry

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*NURS 614: Healthcare Systems Leadership substitutes for NURS 321: Health Care Systems I: Nursing Leadership Within Complex Adaptive Systems
**NURS 639: Nursing Inquiry and NURS 640: Healthcare Informatics substitutes for NURS 322: Evidence-Based Inquiry and Informatics

Course lists are sample curriculum patterns and are subject to change. Substitutions may be available for some courses, but must be approved by the program director.

Bahelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health Curriculum | Fall Entry: 148-150 credits

Course Nmber Course Title Credits
Semester 1 (Junior 1) | 17 credits
NURS 320 Community and Mental Health Nursing (fulfills Cultural Diversity Requirement) 4 credits
NURS 321 Health Care Systems I: Nursing Leadership Within Complex Adaptive Systems 2 credits
NURS 325 Clinical Lab III: Community and Mental Health Nursing (fulfills Service Learning requirement) 4 credits
NURS 322 Evidence-Based Inquiry and Informatics 4 credits
MPH 611 Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotions 3 credits
Semester 2 | 17 credits
NURS 370 Medical-Surgical Nursing I: Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient Care 4 credits
NURS 371 Healthcare Systems II: Management in Complex Clinical Systems 2 credits
NURS 378 Clinical Lab IV: Medical-Surgical Nursing Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient Care 4 credits
NURS 378S Clinical Lab IV: Medical Surgical Nursing Simulation Lab 0 credits
xx xxx Core Courses 4 credits
MPH 632 Environmental and Occupational Health ISsues in Public Health 4 credits
Semester 3 | 8 credits
MPH 621 Epidemiology 4 credits
MPH 622 Communicating for Healthy Behavior and Social Change 4 credits
Semester 4 | 17 credits
NURS 420 Women's Health 2 credits
NURS 421 Medial-Surgical Nursing II: Nursing Care of Children 3 credits
NURS 428 Clinical Lab V: Medical-Surgical Nursing Care of Women and Children 3 credits
NURS 428S Clinical Lab V: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Care of Women and Children Simulation Lab 0 credits
SOC 150 Introduction to Sociology 4 credits
MPH 612 Biostatistics in Public Health 4 credits
Semester 5 | 13 credits
NURS 472 Senior Seminar 2 credits
NURS 471 Complex Care Across the Lifespan 3 credits
NURS 478 Clinical Lab VI: Compelx Care Across the Lifespan 4 credits
NURS 578 Clinical Lab VI: Complex Care Across the Lifespan 4 credits
MPH 636 Public Health Program Planning, Management and Evaluation 4 credits
- BSN Graduation: 128 Credit Minimum -
Semester 6 | 12 credits
MPH 631 Public Health Systems Leadership and Administration 4 credits
MPH 635 Social Justice, Health Policy, Ethics and Public Health Law 4 credits
MPH xxx MPH Elective (found on the MPH program details page) 2 credits
MPH xxx MPH Elective 2 credits
Semester 7 | 10 credits
MPH 641 Public Health Field Work Internship (300 hours) 2-4 credits
MPH 642 Public Health Capstone Seminar 2 credits
MPH xxx MPH Elective 2 credits
MPH xxx MPH Elective 2 credits

BSN-MPH Spring Semester Entry

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Course lists are sample curriculum patterns and are subject to change. Substitutions may be available for some courses, but must be approved by the program director.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Behavioral Health Curriculum | Fall Entry: 161-162 credits

Course Nmber Course Title Credits
Semester 1 (Junior 1) | 15 credits
NURS 320 Community and Mental Health Nursing (fulfills Cultural Diversity Requirement) 4 credits
NURS 321 Health Care Systems I: Nursing Leadership Within Complex Adaptive Systems 2 credits
NURS 325 Clinical Lab III: Community and Mental Health Nursing (fulfills Service Learning requirement( 4 credits
BH 603 Applied Research Methods* 3 credits
MPH 645 Sexual Health in Public Health Practice** 2 credits
Semester 2 | 16 credits
NURS 370 Medical-Surgical Nursing I: Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient Care 4 credits
NURS 371 Healthcare Systems II: Management in Compmlex Clinical Systems 2 credits
NURS 378 Clinical Lab IV: Medical-Surgical Nursing Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient Care 4 credits
NURS 378S Clinical Lab IV: Medical Surgical Nursing Simulation Lab 0 credits
xx xxx Core Course 4 credits
BH 621 Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Behavioral Health 2 credits
Semester 3 | 5 credits
BH 640 Behavioral Health Informatics 3 credits
BH 623 Team Leadership and Inter-professional Collaboration 2 credits
Semester 4 | 14 credits
NURS 420 Women's Health 3 credits
NURS 421 Medical-Surgical Nursing II: Nursing Care of Children 3 credits
NURS 428 Clinical Lab V: Medical-Surgical Nursing Care of Women and Children 3 credits
NURS 428S Clinical Lab V: Medical-Surgical Nursing: Care of Women and Children Simulation Lab 0 credits
SOC 150 Introduction to Sociology 4 credits
MPH 636 Public Health Program Planning, Management and Evaluation*** 4 credits
Semester 5 | 16 credits
NURS 472 Senior Seminar 2 credits
NURS 471 Complex Care Across the Lifespan 3 credits
NURS 478 Clinical Lab VI: Complex Care Across the Lifespan 4 credits
NURS 622 Communicating for Healthy Behavior and Social Change 4 credits
PsyD 728 Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care 3 credits
- BSN Gradution: 128 Credit Minimum -
Semester 6 | 0 credits
Semester 7 | 3-4 credits
BH 614 Foundational Skills for Behavioral Health Practice 1 credit
XX xxx Elective 2-3 credits
Semester 8 | 4 credits
BH 626 Behavioral Health Fieldwork 1 2 credits
BH 615 Project Management and Quality Improvement 2 credits
Semester 9 | 3 credits
BH 635 Behavioral Health Fieldwork 2 2 credits
BH 645 Behavioral Health Capstone 1 credit
Electives
The following are examples of possible electives that can be taken to complete this requirement for the 4+1 BSN-MSBH program. Students will choose an elective after consulting with the program director.
PsyD 703 Culture and Mental Health 3 credits
MPH 633 Introduction to Community-Based Participatory Research 2 credits
MPH 644 Addressing Mental Health Issues from a Public Health Perspective 2 credits

* Nursing students may take NURS 704 rather than BH 640 if they wish.
**MPH 645: Sexual Health in Public Health Practice will substitute for BH 624: Chronic Conditions: Biopsychosocial Aspects and Interventions for BSN-MSBH students only.
***MPH 636 can be taken in the Fall of Senior Year or the summer after completion of the BSN. MPH 636 must be completed before students begin their fieldwork placement in semester 8.

BSN-MSBH Spring Semester Entry

Interested in the BSN-MSBH 4+1 spring semester entry? PDF icon Download the course plan

Course lists are sample curriculum patterns and are subject to change. Substitutions may be available for some courses, but must be approved by the program director. 

Contact Info

School of Nursing and Health Professions

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2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA
94117
(415) 422-6681