Holy Names University

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit


LPN to BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Masters Program

The Holy Names Nursing program offers a Master of Science in nursing with an option in education for students seeking to pursue positions as a clinical faculty. The MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The program offers classes once a month between Thursday and Sunday to allow students to complete the 36 units required for the program. Sixteen of the units for the program are designated for core courses that are required for all MSN students and 20 units for students enrolled in the clinical faculty track. The program generally takes two years to complete.

Admission Requirements:

  1. A Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university
  2. Official transcripts for all coursework completed at an institution of higher education
  3. A minimum of 2.7 average for the undergraduate coursework and 3.0 or higher for any graduate level coursework
  4. Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
  5. Two academic or professional letters of recommendation
  6. An essay describing professional and/or personal goals

Specific courses and prerequisite examinations may be required for specific graduate tracks. Applicants who are deemed to be insufficiently prepared may be required to sit for special examinations to meet undergraduate prerequisites.  


Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:


Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

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Holy Names University
3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619