The Master of Science program at UC San Francisco School of Nursing prepares leaders in the advanced practice roles of nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse-midwife, administrator, teacher, and consultant.

MS Program

MEPN, a three-year program leading to a Master of Science degree in nursing, is for persons without previous nursing preparation but who hold a baccalaureate (bachelor's) degree in another field.

Doctoral preparation is the beginning of a life of inquiry -- graduates become scientists who conduct research in nursing and who contribute to the development of knowledge in our profession.
Doctoral Programs
The Doctoral Program in Sociology focuses on the sociology of health, illness, biomedicine, and health care systems.
Doctoral Programs

The Post-Master’s certificate program is a special studies program for Master’s prepared nurses pursuing state certification in a specialty area, or seeking a program of study that may lead to a change in role.

Special Studies

Post-Doctoral studies are arranged by individual request depending upon specific areas of interest and availability of resources within those areas.

Special Studies
The customized Special Studies program is for individuals who want specialized study in nursing, policy, sociology, or leadership, but do not require a degree or certification.
Special Studies
The Department of Family Health Care Nursing offers a minor in diabetes,
the Madison Clinic Peggy Huang Diabetes Nurse Fellows Program.
This program provides students with additional expertise in the area of diabetes across the lifespan with courses that focus on the medical management of pediatric and adult diabetes, as well as the behavioral aspects of self-management of a chronic condition.
MS Minors


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