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ADN to MSN Pathway Program

John F. Kennedy University and UCSF School of Nursing, one of the most highly ranked graduate nursing schools in the country, have a unique partnership to provide a special opportunity for RNs with an ADN degree.

You can complete your BA or BS degree in 18-24 months at JFK University in and then go on to graduate nursing education at UCSF. UCSF has more than 20 Master's degree specialties in Nursing and an outstanding Ph.D. program that is open to nurses with a Bachelor's or Master's degree.

In the JFK University bachelor completion programs, you will sharpen your writing and communication skills, develop cultural and social awareness, enhance knowledge and critical thinking abilities and cultivate personal growth and leadership potential.

As a participant in this Pathway Program, you will learn ways to enhance your academic credentials and likelihood of admissions to UCSF.

After you complete your undergraduate degree at JFK University, if you choose to earn your Master of Science degree (MS) or begin doctoral study, our Pathway Program allows you to receive priority consideration in UCSF’s Master’s in Nursing program, once you have met all UCSF’s admission requirements.