Nursing at Sonoma State


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Information on the CSU Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Masters' Program- FNP

New Director: Mary Ellen Wilkosz

Assistant Director: Wendy Smith

FNP Spring 2015 Program Dates - Updated 1/7/15 - Current Students


Admission Updates - Fall 2015

Transition to Practice - accepting applicaitons

Deadline: April 15, 2015

CNECM Post-Licensure BSN Program - accepting applications

Deadline: March 15, 2015

Post-Licensure BSN Program - CLOSED

Master's Programs - CLOSED

Pre-Licensure BSN Program - CLOSED

We are not accepting applications for Pathways Program Admission for Fall 2014.

Please note that the RN to BSN - Post Licensure Program is an option for those who have an ADN and have a Bachelor's Degree in another field.


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