Nursing at Sonoma State


2018 MANDATORY ON-CAMPUS Orientations:

Fall Admits ONLY

MSN: Location Art 108

FT & Post MSN: May 31, 2018 at 9am-5pm

PT: June 1, 2018 at 9:00am-1:00pm

Post-Licensure BSN:

CNECM: April 27, 2018 at 4pm-7:30pm Location: Student Center, Sonoma Valley

CPOST: May 11, 2018 at 4:45pm-8:30pm Location: Cooperage 1**New Time **

Pre-Licensure BSN: May 1, 2018 at 4 - 7pm Location: Schulz Library Rm 3001


Pre-Nursing Advising Dates


Transition to Practice


Current Students

Fall 2018 FNP Dates - 6/4/18

Fall 2018 Class Schedule - 05/01/18

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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


Student Achievement Outcome Data

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



Clinical preceptors offer students powerful learning opportunities that immerse them deeply in patient care and build knowledge, skills and confidence. Learn more about personal and professional rewards of precepting. Call 707 664-2297 or email subject "Preceptor Interested"