Our Programs - Application Information

The UCSF School of Nursing offers programs to meet the needs and interests of a diverse student population. From our nursing entry program to our advanced master's program, DNP and PhD programs, and post-degree opportunities, we're here to help you advance your nursing career and change health care for the better. Join us at the UCSF School of Nursing.

Accelerated Program: Master's Entry Program in Nursing

Accelerated Program

Launch your nursing career with our three-year accelerated program leading to a Master of Science degree in nursing. This program is designed for applicants with no previous nursing preparation, but who hold a bachelor's degree in another field.

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Master of Science Program

Master of Science Program

Train for the advanced practice roles of nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse-midwife, health policy expert, administrator, teacher and consultant through our Master of Science Program. Choose from 15 specialties.

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Master of Science Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership

Master of Science Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership

Learn from expert faculty, collaborate with interprofessional peers, contribute to your health care organization's mission and develop a network of colleagues committed to making health care accessible, affordable and sustainable.

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Doctoral Programs

Doctoral Program

Choose from three doctoral programs — the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), the PhD in nursing and the PhD in sociology — each with their own requirements and application deadlines.

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Special Studies

Special Studies

Specialize in a specific area of interest with an individualized curriculum tailored to your needs.

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