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Nurses who wish to contribute to the development and administration of community health programs and services may be interested in the Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Public Health program at Grand Canyon University. Read about the Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Public Health program here.
Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Public Health
Grand Canyon University
Potential applicants to the Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Public Health program should have a passion for caring for people's health and well-being. Applicants must be licensed health care professionals who have earned a bachelor's degree.
Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Public Health program introduces students to the role of nurses and theoretical foundations for the nursing profession. Students can learn about the analysis and application of health care research to nursing education and health care delivery systems, the use of biostatistical data to inform public health programs and policies, and research models used to help minimize gender, race and socioeconomic health disparities in the community. Coursework includes an examination of the design and delivery of health care systems in the United States and around the world, issues that hamper the effective delivery of public health services, public health administration and financing, and methods for assessing, controlling and preventing environmental hazards. Students must complete an evidence-based research project and an 80-hour practicum.
Federal financial aid, including loans, grants and scholarships, is available to qualifying students. Students can find out about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities from a Grand Canyon University Enrollment Counselor.
Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
The Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Public Health program can help students prepare for application to a variety of positions in health care facilities, county and state health departments, international health organizations, social service agencies, and health policy and planning organizations. Examples of positions graduate may wish to pursue could include: