Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership (M.S.)

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*This program is no longer accepting applicants for 2020 and beyond.* Students gain advanced knowledge of model health-care systems; effective, efficient and responsive health-care policy; organizational change practices; informatics; implementation science; effective leadership; community health; public health; nutrition; biostatistics; epidemiology; gerontology; rural health; and health disparities. Students graduate with qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in health-care and health policy. Graduates are prepared for health-care leadership roles in a variety of organizations and as nurse faculty at the community college and pre-licensure education levels.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I (Leadership Track)
Lead Dean

School of Nursing

Major Code

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Madeline Verzola
(916) 734-2145 |

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
Amy Nichols
(916) 734-2145 |

Additional Contacts

Graduate Studies Contacts

Internal Fellowship Analyst
Heidi West
(530) 754-9473 |

External Fellowship Analyst
Yvette Garcia