University of San Francisco

Master of Science in Nursing - Bachelor's Track


2130 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Nursing - Bachelor's Track

Format: Online

Program Description:

The University of San Francisco was established in 1855 based on the Jesuit values of ethical responsibility, diversity, leadership in service, and creating a more humane world. This MSN program teaches you to evaluate, design, and implement patient care while staying at the bedside. Designed for both Associate’s DegreeandBachelor’s Degree nurses, you’ll learn to deliver evidence-based care to improve patient outcomes, staff safety, and overall health care plans. This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • 100% online coursework
  • Graduate in as few as 24 months
  • No GRE required
  • A top 50 nursing grad school - U.S. News and World Report
  • Eligible to receive your Clinical Nurse Leader certification prior to graduation

“I chose University of San Francisco's Online MSN program because I have been very impressed by the three students enrolled in the program that I had the pleasure to precept.  Their diligence, dedication, resourcefulness, and intelligence were very reflective of the very high standard of education that they were receiving.”

—     Reginald Hilarie, RN

Graduates are highly skilled in care management at the micro-system level, and excel in direct patient care in complex situations. Some alumni career titles include:

•       Clinical Nurse Leader

•       Care Manager

•       Clinical Coordinator

•       Patient Educator

•       Nurse Manager

•       Patient Care Coordinator

•       Risk Manager

•       Quality Leaders

•       Case Manager


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Eligibility Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree (BSN) or Associate’s degree (ADN) from an accredited college or university • GPA of 3.0 or higher (accepts below 3.0 on conditional basis) • Two letters of recommendation • Résumé • Documentation of professional RN license • Statement of Goals • TOEFL scores if needed • Score of 50 on the CLEP College Composition or College Composition Modular (beginning Spring 2014 term)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Size & Settings: 0-999

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