Master of Science in Nursing


Next Application Date

Fall 2016
Opens October 1, 2015
Deadline March 1, 2016


Advising Schedule, 2015

September 9, 2015

September 23, 2015

October 7, 2015

October 21, 2015

November 18, 2015

December 2, 2015

  Folsom Hall (FLS), Room 2002  2:00pm-4:00pm

7667 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95826
(slightly off campus - one block west of Home Depot)  

Questions about the
MSN Program?

Due to human resource limitations, please 1) read all information provided on our website, and 2) bring any unanswered questions to a group advising session.  If you have an urgent request, please email Dr. Katherine Kelly, Graduate Program Coordinator, at  Thank you!

Application Procedures | Degree Requirements | School Nurse

The Master of Science in Nursing is traditionally designed to prepare registered nurses with baccalaureate degrees for advanced practice roles as nursing educators, administrators, family and community, and adult clinical roles, and credentialed school nurses. The curriculum emphasizes the systematic study of professional nursing practice and preparation for a leadership role. The program includes both classroom and field experiences in advanced clinical and role concepts and functional role preparations. The program is designed for nurses currently employed in hospitals, long-term care facilities, health agencies and educational institutions who require graduate preparation to qualify for present positions or desire advancement to positions of greater responsibility and complexity. Scheduling of program offerings will provide maximum flexibility and the opportunity for self-directed study.

The master's degree in nursing at California State University, Sacramento is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (