The Valley Foundation School of Nursing offers degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The Undergraduate programs include a Bachelor's degree in nursing and an Advanced Placement Program (Bridge) for RN's and LVN's. The Graduate Programs include a Masters of Science degree, a Post-Masters Nurse Educator certificate, and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice.
Nursing is an impacted major at SJSU. This means that all new freshmen and transfer students need to satisfy supplemental criteria. Refer to the " BS Information Packet" on this page.
STUDENTS WHO WANT TO CHANGE TO THE PRE-NURSING MAJOR should contact the University Advising Office (AARS) in the University Student Services Center.
- Information on Bachelors Degree
- Advising Slides
- Group Advising Sessions
- IMPT: BS Info Packet
- VFSON FAQs
- Course of Study
- Five Year Plan
- SJSU Advising Hub
- SJSU Academic Advising and Retention Services
- SJSU Articulation Agreements
Application Packet Spring 2016
The BS Nursing Application and the cover sheet/self-checklist are listed below. We will now accept Spring 2016 BS Nursing applications. The application materials deadline is Tuesday, September 15th, 2015. You must have taken the WST exam. Be sure to collect all documentation materials and be near a computer and PRINTER, to do the online application. At the end of completing the online application you will submit a printed copy of the application (along with a mailed copy , or a hand-delivered set after Aug. 28th, with all attachments including official sealed TRANSCRIPTS of all colleges attended. These include SJSU, and the student's self-checklist-listed below
DIRECTIONS: Go to BSN Nursing: APPLICATION for Spring 2016 to complete the online application for Spring class. Attach checklist below to mailed application. (Note: you must have applied to the UNIV last Fall or are an on-going student).