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University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions

The University of San Francisco is in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities and is a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. The University of San Francisco is an internationally recognized premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective that educates leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world.

The mission of the School of Nursing & Health Professions (SONHP) is to advance nursing and health professions education within the context of the Jesuit tradition. The school uses dynamic and innovative approaches in undergraduate and graduate education to prepare professionals for current and future practice domains. The goal is to effectively link classroom, clinical and field experiences with expectations for competence, compassion, and justice in health care, protection and promotion within the context of the highest academic standards.

We’ve designed our programs to embrace progressive thought that draws on the values of our Jesuit mission. State-of the-art facilities, full-time Fulbright Scholars and more than 200 Bay Area health care institutions provide students with every opportunity to advance their career.

The result is a top 40 nursing school (according to U.S. News & World Report), 6th best clinical nurse leader program and a distinguished 4,500 graduate alumni network that spans the globe.

DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Master of Health Informatics (MSHI)

Master of Healthcare Simulation (MSIM)

Master of Science in Behavioral Health (MSBH)

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)

ACCREDITATION

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. 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). The MSN and DNP program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. The MPH program is accredited by the Council of Education for Public Health (CEPH).

San Francisco, CA
415.422.2806