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Combined Bachelor's and Master's Programs, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #801 (QS) Online
The Combined Bachelor's and Master's Programs are offered by the University of San Francisco. Take the time to do it right but not a semester more. 4+1 programs allow School of Nursing and Health Professions students to simultaneously start work on their master's degree while earning their bachelor's.
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The Combined Bachelor's and Master's Programs are offered by the University of San Francisco. Starting as early as the third year of undergraduate coursework, students enroll in master's level courses, completing both degrees in as little as five (5) years. Tuition is billed at a bachelor's degree rate for all master's-level courses completed as an undergraduate. Visit the curriculum page for a detailed view of a typical course sequence for each program track. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    138 148-150 161-162 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Community and Mental Health Nursing 
  • Clinical Lab III: Community and Mental Health Nursing 
  • Introduction to Sociology 
  • Foundation in CNL Leadership
  • CNL Role: Introduction
  • Medical- Surgical Nursing I: Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient Care
  • Healthcare Systems II: Management in Complex Clinical Systems
  • Clinical Lab IV: Medical-Surgical Nursing Management of Comprehensive Adult Patient Care
  • Clinical Lab IV: Medical Surgical Nursing Simulation Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Download and Complete the Application

  • Download and print the application
  • Review all of the application requirements
  • Complete all of the requirements
  • DO NOT submit copies of transcripts from other institutions. This is not necessary for your application. Our office will be able to review all of your complete/transferred coursework.
  • There is NO application fee.
Submit Application Based on Program-Specific Requirements
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Behavioral Health
  • Master of Public Health

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1340 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1340 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    1340 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1340 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
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