果冻传媒官网's MSN in Public Health nursing prepares students with advanced knowledge for a multifaceted role and innovative problem solving to improve the delivery of health care, health education, and prevention either in a community or school health setting.

Public Health Nursing (MSN)

果冻传媒官网's MSN in Public Health nursing prepares students with advanced knowledge for a multifaceted role and innovative problem solving to improve the delivery of health care, health education, and prevention either in a community or school health setting.

Degrees & Offerings
  • MSN
Format Option(s)
  • Online
Department
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Program Contact
Associate Professor, Director, MSN/MBA Program Director, MSN Informatics Program
Chair of Graduate Nursing, Director of Nurse Practitioner Programs
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Our program options prepare the graduate in either public health nursing or school health nursing. The program specialization is designed to prepare the graduate to promote and protect the health of the population using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences. PHNs engage in population-focused practice and apply public health concepts of prevention at the individual, family and community level. Students engage in the competent use of the nursing process to assess and diagnose health problems of populations and aggregates in order to design programs to facilitate optimal wellness.

Program Overview
  • 2 Specializations -鈥 Public Health Nursing鈥 School Health Nursing (Certified School Nurse)鈥.
  • Coursework - Program includes 13 courses (39 credits).
  • Flexible Start Dates - Applications are accepted for the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.
  • Program Delivery - Available 100% online鈥 with full-time and part-time options鈥 available.
  • Continue Your Climb - Ability to apply for the MSN directly after completing the BSN!鈥
  • Practicum Flexibility - Students are able to complete the clinical practicum in their local community.

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Courses and Curriculum

  • Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner:    /  
  • Family Nurse Practitioner:     /  
  • Nursing Administration (MSN and MSN/MBA):     /  
  • Nursing Informatics:     /  
  • Public Health Nursing:     /  
  • Public Health Nursing - School Nurse:     /  

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The Public Health Nursing MSN program at BU encompasses 39 credits.

The Public Health Nursing - School Health Nurse MSN program at BU encompasses 39 credits.

Completed application packets consist of the following information (all application materials should be mailed directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions, 161 Arts & Administration Building, 果冻传媒官网, PA 17815 or electronically to gradadmissions@bloomu.edu).

  • Graduate school application and fee
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
  • Copy of current school nurse certificate (if applying to the public health - school health nursing program)
  • Resume which includes description of professional nursing and clinical experience
  • A license to practice professional nursing in your current state of residence
  • Typed career goals
  • One completed recommendation form and 2 additional names with contact information
  • Interviews with the Public Health Program Director will be conducted after completed application is reviewed.

 

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Specializations in Public Health Nursing and School Health Nursing
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Accreditation
The master's degree program in nursing at 果冻传媒官网 is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K St. NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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