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 Master of Science Program, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and PhD programs, we're here to help you advance your nursing career and change health care for the better. 

The University of California, San Francisco’s School of Nursing takes great pride in being a national leader in nursing, and as such, continuously reviews our educational programs for quality and consistency to national requirements. Currently, we are reviewing all of our professional nursing degree programs (Master’s Entry in Nursing, Master of Science program including the Post-Master’s certificate program, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice) to ensure that they meet required and anticipated regulatory changes.

During this period of review, there is no application period for our Master's Entry Program in Nursing in fall 2022. If you would like to be notified when new program information is available, please complete our brief interest form

 

 

People getting a brief about the Accelerated Program
Accelerated Program: Master's Entry Program in Nursing
Masters Program
Master of Science Program
Applications Open: July 8, 2022 / Deadline: Varies by Specialty
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Master of Science Program
Applications Open: July 8, 2022 / Deadline: Varies by Specialty

Deadline February 1, 2023*: Deadlines vary by specialty. Please contact your chosen specialty to confirm if they will accept applications after February 1, 2023.

Admissions requirements

Statistics requirements

FAQs

Curriculum

Deadlines and Processes

Contacts: [email protected] and [email protected]

Master of Science Healthcare Administration People
Master of Science Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership
Applications Open: Sept. 1, 2022 / Deadline: Jan. 17, 2023
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Master of Science Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership
Applications Open: Sept. 1, 2022 / Deadline: Jan. 17, 2023
Doctoral Programs
Doctoral Programs
Applications Open Starting July 2022 / Deadline: Varies by Program
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Doctoral Programs
Applications Open Starting July 2022 / Deadline: Varies by Program
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Applications open: Sept. 1, 2022 for Fall 2023 entry

Deadline: April 3, 2023

Admissions requirements

Statistics requirements

Curriculum

DNP Program Interest Form

Contact Maria Elena De Guzman, 415-476-7009

Contact [email protected]

Nursing PhD

Applications open: July 8, 2022

Early application deadline: December 2, 2022

Final deadline: January 3, 2023

Admissions requirements

Statistics requirements

Curriculum

Deadlines and Processes

Contact [email protected]

Sociology PhD

Applications open: Oct. 1, 2022

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022

Admissions requirements

Curriculum

Deadline and Processes

Contact [email protected]

Special Studies
Post-Master's Certificate Program and Postdoctoral Studies
Applications Open: Sept. 1, 2022 / Deadline: Varies by Specialty

Nondiscrimination Policy

The University of California, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and university policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, age, medical condition (cancer-related), ancestry, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran. The university also prohibits sexual harassment. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in university programs and activities.

Pregnancy includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.

Service in the uniformed services includes membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the uniformed services.

Source: University of California, Office of the President

Important Notice to Undocumented Individuals & Potential Applicants

The UCSF School of Nursing welcomes applications for admission from undocumented individuals, such as those who qualify under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and/or AB540. Please visit the UCSF Undocumented Student Support Services website and UC Undocumented Student Resources website for more information.