500-level coursework must be taken in order listed. 600-level coursework must be taken in order listed for students completing the program in a cohort.
Exemptions: MSN students who successfully complete NURS 676 Health Policy, Ethics, and Advocacy and continue on to the University of San Francisco Doctor of Nursing Practice program are exempt from taking NURS 7006 Policy and Ethics in Population Health, as part of the Population Health Leadership and Nurse Practitioner (FNP & PMHNP) DNP program options.
For BSN graduates who want to be eligible for the California Public Health Certificate, the NURS 505 and 506 are required.
NURS 505 is a prerequisite for NURS 506; these courses must be taken in the order listed above.
NURS 660 and NURS 670 represent practicum courses, 400 total practice hours are required.
NURS 506 Community Health Practicum does not count toward total practice hours.
Only one (1) theory course may be taken in the final semester with NURS 670 (Internship).
The number of courses taken/semester may be reduced to slow the pace of the program, except where students are completing the program in a cohort. Reducing courseload may impact progressing with the cohort you were admitted into (where applicable). Contact your Academic Adviser prior to reducing your courseload.