Nursing at Sonoma State


Welcome the New Dept. Chair:

Mary Ellen Wilkosz, RN, FNP-BC, PhD

Fall 2017 applications

No Longer Accepting TEAS V

New Version ONLY



October 29 Reg Form - 20 seats available

November 12 Reg Form 15 seats available

Post & Search Job Opportunities:

Pre-Nursing Group Advising Dates:

Nursing Confernece Room, Nichols Hall

  • October 4th 8:00am-12;:00pm
  • October 13th 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • October 14th 8:00am-11:00am

CNECM Program (early BSN admission for students in 1st year of ADN in SSU service area)
CNECM Online Info Session: November 8, 2016 6:00pm-7:30pm

CNECM 2016 infosession

CNECM Admission period for Summer 2017 Feb 1st - Mar 15 2017

See instructions for admission here "Apply"

Admitted Students

CPOST Fall 2016 Dates -

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

FNP Fall 2016 Dates - UPDATED 8-23-16

Nursing Club Website




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 2017
The Traditional Post License Program  (also know as the RN to BSN) is not admitting new students for Fall 2017.
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 201






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