The School of Nursing offers a graduate curriculum leading to the Master of Science (MS) degree in Nursing. This degree is available to qualified applicants who desire advanced professional roles in nursing. The graduate program requires a minimum of 36 units and is designed for either full-time or part-time study.
The program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) (1 Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036-1120, phone: 202-887-6791).
A Master of Science (MS) degree in Nursing is offered for the following concentrations:
- Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults and the Elderly with dual preparation as:
- Nurse Practitioner (Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP)
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (Adult-Gerontology Acute/Critical Care CNS)
- Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
Graduates of the nursing program are prepared for advanced professional roles as nurse clinicians, researchers, educators, and leaders in global healthcare.
NOTE: All arrangements for clinical experiences and preceptors are made by the School of Nursing.