Nursing at Sonoma State


Pinning Ceremony:

May 20, 2016 6:00pm

Location: Weill Hall at the Green Music Ctr


Mandatory On-Campus Orientations

MSN FNP & Post-Masters

Admitted & Alternate students:

Location: Schulz Library Rm 3001
FT MSN FNP & Post MSN: June 1: 9am-5pm
PT MSN FNP: June 2: 9:00am-1:00pm

Failure to attend this mandatory program orientation will result in forfeiting admission to the FNP program.

Pre-Licensure BSN

Wed. August 24: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Schulz Library Rm 1121


CPOST Fall 2016 Dates - Updated

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

FNP Fall 2016 Dates

Nursing Club Website - UPDATED

FNP Spring 2016 Dates

Post & Search Job Opportunities:



NursingCAS FAQ's

Application Questions

please call 617-612-2880

MSN FNP Program - Dec 1 - Jan 31

Post Masters FNP Certificate- Dec 1 - Jan 31

Pre-Licensure BSN Program Jan 1 - Feb 28

CNECM - Feb 1 - Mar. 15


ADN-BSN Post-Licensure Admissions Update

Admissions for Summer 2016 :

CNECM - February 1st thru March 15 2016.
Eligibile candidates are limited to current (Fall 2015) first semester-first year ADN students enrolled at an ADN program at Santa Rosa JC, College of Marin, Napa Valley College, Solano Community College, or Mendocino College. 
CNECM Information sessions
Traditional RN-BSN program is not accepting admissions for fall 2016
The Traditional Post License Program  (also know as the RN to BSN) is not admitting new students for Fall 2016.
The Traditional Post License Program is for ADN's seeking a BSN. This program is for RN's from new grad ADN's, experienced ADN's and ADN's with a Bachelor's Degree in another field . 
Check the California Board of for RN to BSN programs admitting students in 2016. Information about admissions for Fall 2017 will be posted here in September 2016





Chair's Message

Welcome to the Sonoma State University Department of Nursing.  For over 40 years the Department of Nursing has been educating nurses.  To date we have educated over 4000 Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Educators, and Nurse Leaders to serve our region, state, country, and world.  We are proud of our reputation for preparing excellent, well-qualified professionals.  Our students are educated to practice in a variety of settings including community health agencies, advanced practice settings, and acute care settings. Our core values include:

  • Providing a foundation for lifelong learning
  • Practicing nursing with a broad cultural perspective
  • Developing professional leadership and active citizenship
  • Fostering flexibility and resilience for a career in nursing within a dynamic world
  • Contributing to the health and well-being of a community within a perspective of the world at large

The SSU Department of Nursing offers both bachelors and masters degrees in a variety of formats and is fully accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly NLNAC) and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 

Atlanta, GA 30326 

p:(404) 975-5000


You are welcome to contact us for information unavailable on our website.  Please also note the dates of our community information sessions open to the public offered each semester.  We look forward to sharing more about the department and major options

Deborah A Roberts MSN, EdD
Professor and Chair