Baccalaureate Degree (Nursing) to Master’s Degree Program (B.S. to M.S.)
BS to MS
Admission to the Master's program is competitive and is based on a review of materials submitted and on the availability of adequate classroom, clinical facilities, and faculty. The applicant is responsible for compiling and submitting the complete set of materials. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Applicants must meet the following requirements before applying for this program:
- Baccalaureate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited program
- Earned grade point average of 3.00 or higher on 4.00 scale in all work attempted while registered as an upper division applicant working on a baccalaureate degree
- Current license as a registered nurse in the State of Florida.
- The Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with specialty in Occupational Health concentration has a dual degree with the College of Public Health (COPH) and thus additional COPH requirements may apply for that concentration. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on Occupational Health.
*The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care and Family concentrations are highly competitive. Thus, admission requirements may be higher for those concentrations.
All admitted nursing students are required to complete a Background Check, Immunization Verification, and Drug Screening. Admitted students will be provided with the steps to complete this process.
First week of class
MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Tdap Booster (Documentation), TB Skin Test, CPR Certification (American Heart Association), Flu Shot
Note: This requirement is not the same as the USF Student Health Services (USF Health Form) and cannot be submitted as a substitute.
For More Information:
The College of Nursing offers prospective students a number of ways to obtain more information about Graduate programs:
Please note: The College of Nursing offers the above resources for individuals to learn more about our masters program. In order to provide service to the large number of prospective applicants, the College of Nursing Graduate Office is unable to offer walk-in or individual appointments prior to a Masters student being admitted to the College.
All information contained on this page is for informational purposes only and is superseded by the catalog for your intended term of entry.