The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis will conduct a free information session at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, for students interested in the Doctor of Philosophy and the Master of Science — Leadership Degree programs.
Prospective students will join current faculty, staff and students to learn firsthand about the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership graduate programs, the distinctive curriculum and the admission process.
Additionally, prospective students can learn more about the generous financial support provided to all admitted M.S. — leadership and doctoral fall 2014 students. This support is offered to committed, creative leaders who share the vision to transform health care through nursing education and research.
Applications open October 2013 for fall 2014 classes. Once applications open, interested students can download a step-by-step guide on the School of Nursing website in the How-to-Apply section. The general application deadline is Jan. 15, 2014, with acceptances announced in March. All admission slots are expected to fill during this period. Applications submitted from Jan. 15 to May 31, 2014, are reviewed on a space-available basis only.
School of Nursing graduate programs are led by the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group, an interprofessional team of more than 40 faculty members from disciplines including nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, pharmacy, sociology and public health. To learn more about the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the Graduate Group, visit http://nursing.ucdavis.edu.
The information session is set for 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at UC Davis Health System, Education Building, Room 1222, located at 4610 X St., Sacramento. Due to limited space, participants should R.S.V.P. by Oct. 14 at http://sonrsvp.com.
About the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis was established in March 2009 through a $100 million commitment from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the nation's largest grant for nursing education. The vision of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is to transform health care through nursing education and research. The school’s first programs, doctoral and master’s degrees, opened in fall 2010. Master’s degree programs for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, with a focus on preparing primary-care providers for rural and underserved communities, opened in summer 2013. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing is part of UC Davis Health System, an integrated, academic health system encompassing the UC Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center and the UC Davis Medical Group. For more information, visit http://nursing.ucdavis.edu.