Degree Programs and Admission Information

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - Fall and Spring Entry Admissions 

Prelicensure program for entry into the nursing profession. The BSN program is open to California residents who are not registered nurses. Applicants may be: SF State students, transfer students, or others who seek a second baccalaureate degree. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared and eligible to take the national licensing exam to become a registered nurse (NCLEX-RN).

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN-BSN - Spring Entry Admission

Advanced placement for registered nurses without a baccalaureate degree. Applicants must be eligible for Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Prior to enrolling in clinical nursing courses, must be licensed as an RN in California or be exempt by virtue of military status.

SF State/Sequoia Baccalaureate Nursing Program - This Program is in the Process to Change Name to Accelerated BSN Program and is Expected to Start in Fall 2018. Details Will Follow Soon.

Same as the regular BSN program but the SF State/Sequoia program is held at Cañada College in Redwood City, California.


Graduate Programs

Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing Fall Entry Admission

This prelicensure program is designed for students who possess a non-nursing bachelor’s degree and are seeking to enter the nursing profession. Graduates will earn a BSN and MSN degree.

Accelerated Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing Spring Entry Admission

This two year full-time cohort-based program, which includes summer sessions, is designed for students who possess a non-nursing bachelor’s degree and are seeking to enter the nursing profession. Graduates will earn a BSN and MSN degree.

Master of Science in Nursing - Fall Entry Admission

California RNs with bachelor's degrees in nursing with specialty options in administration, adult acute care, pediatrics, women's health, public/community health, or family nurse practitioner.


Post Master's Certificate

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Summer Entry Admission

This program is offered for California RNs with a master's or doctoral degree in nursing and desire to become a nurse practitioner.