The mission of The Department of Nursing at Holy Names University is to prepare nursing graduates who are caring professionals, have strong clinical reasoning skills, advocate for health and social justice, communicate effectively with clients of diverse cultures, and coordinate and design quality, safe nursing care in complex health environments. Holy Names University BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation) and approved by the California Board of Nursing.
Generic BSN Program
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) pre-licensure program at Holy Names University prepares students for professional nursing practice in a variety of settings including hospitals, community clinics, long-term care, home care, and community health agencies.
ADN to BSN Program
The ADN to BSN program is designed for Registered Nurses who have an associate degree and who wish to acquire a Bachelor of Science degree while employed.
HNU is pleased to offer a discounted tuition rate to students who are employed by one of the following contract hospitals: any Dignity Health hospital, Washington Medical Center, John Muir Medical Center (Walnut Creek and Concord campuses), ValleyCare Hospital, all facilities under Alameda Health System, San Mateo Medical Center, and Stanford Medical Center. Students are required to show proof of employment by a contract hospital in order to receive the tuition discount. For more information, please contact the Admissions Office at 510.436.1351 or firstname.lastname@example.org.