This master's specialty will prepare you for advanced practice in community/public health nursing. With a focus on health promotion and disease prevention, the curriculum will give you the opportunity to explore a range of topics including:
- health needs of select populations in community contexts
- epidemiology, program planning, and evaluation
- grant writing, organizational analysis, and public messaging
After graduation, you’ll be able to implement core public health principles and practice in a variety of settings, including local and state health departments, federal and state agencies, schools, and non-governmental agencies. You’ll also be eligible for certification as an Advanced Public Health Nurse— Board Certified.
Web-based courses may be available. Full-time, part-time, and post-master's (non-degree) options are available.