Admission: How to Apply

STEP 1 – Download and Complete the Application

  • Download and print the application
  • Review all of the application requirements
  • Complete all of the requirements
    • DO NOT submit copies of transcripts from other institutions. This is not necessary for your application. Our office will be able to review all of your complete/transferred coursework.
    • There is NO application fee.

STEP 2 – Submit Application Based on Program-Specific Requirements

Master of Science in Nursing Program Application

  • PDF iconDownload and complete the Application cover sheet (MSN applicants only).
  • All components of the application must be submitted all at once, prior to the stated deadline. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or reviewed for admission. Submit the paper portion of the application at the front desk of the SONHP in Cowell Hall, 1st floor.
  • Please put your completed application packet into an envelope so that all of your materials are secure and include the 4+1 Program Application Cover Sheet.
  • Application Requirements:
    • 3.5+ GPA
    • One (1) to three (3) page essay that describes your reasons for pursing a master's degree, and for choosing your degree of interest at the University of San Francisco; This statement should related your past experiences to a career in nursing.
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation. Letters must be from BSN clinical or theory instructors.
    • Upon submission of the application, all MSN applicants should email Dr. Serafin-Dickson at fjserafindickson@usfca.edu to set up an in-person interview.
    • Completed paper application and cover sheet (MSN applicants only)

Master of Science in Behavioral Health Program Application

  • PDF iconDownload and complete the Application cover sheet
  • All components of the application must be submitted all at once, prior to the stated deadline. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or reviewed for admission. Submit the paper portion of the application at the front desk of the SONHP in Cowell Hall, 1st floor.
  • Please put your completed application packet into an envelope so that all of your materials are secure and include the 4+1 Program Application Cover Sheet.
  • Application Requirements:
    • 3.0+ GPA
    • Currently enrolled Junior or Senior at the University of San Francisco
    • 250-500 word essay on why you want to earn a Master of Science in Behavioral Health
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation, at least one (1) should be from a faculty member; the second can be from a different faculty member or from a supervisor from a volunteer or work setting.
    • Resume showing your work and volunteer experience
    • Completed paper application
    • Prior to submitting an application, all interested applicants need to set up a time for an interview with the MSBH program director. Appointments for the interview can be requested by sending an email to Professor Raffel (kkraffel@usfca.edu).

Master of Public Health Program Application

  • PDF iconDownload and complete the Application cover sheet.
  • All components of the application must be submitted all at once, prior to the stated deadline. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or reviewed for admission. Submit the paper portion of the application at the front desk of the SONHP in Cowell Hall, 1st floor.
  • Please put your completed application packet into an envelope so that all of your materials are secure and include the 4+1 Program Application Cover Sheet.
  • Application Requirements:
    • 3.0+ GPA
    • 250 word essay addressing the question: "Why do you want to join a blended program leading to a master's in Public Health?"
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation
    • Completed paper application

Tuition

For a breakdown on tuition, please see our Tuition and Fees Schedule*.

*These are projected costs that are updated every year.