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Nursing

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Public Health (code NRSGMN01)

The School of Nursing and the Department of Health Science offer this program. The curriculum prepares graduates for eligibility for a California Clinical Nurse Specialist certification and for taking the national Clinical Nurse Specialist certification examination.

Prerequisites

  • 1. An ethics course
  • 2. A cultural diversity course
  • 3. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - verbal and quantitative scores.
  • 4. Current professional resume describing applicant's relevant experience.

Requirements

  • 1. A minimum of 57 units of approved Nursing and Health Science upper division and graduate level courses including:
  • Take all of the following courses:
    • HSC 508 Administrative Relationships in Health Education Programs (3)
    • HSC 528 Advanced Environmental Health (3)
    • HSC 535 Health Promotion and Risk Reduction (2)
    • H SC 570 Theoretical Concepts and Issues in Health Science (3)
    • H SC 581 Curriculum Dev in Health Education (3)
    • HSC 624 Seminar in Community Analysis and Program Planning (3)
    • HSC 625 Advanced Community Health Education (3)
    • NRSG 560 Professional Foundations of Theoretical and Professional Roles in Adv Nursing Practice (2)
    • NRSG 565 Theories Community/Public Health Nursing (3)
    • NRSG 670 Community Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing I (3)
    • NRSG 670L Advanced Community/Public Health Nursing Clinical I (3)
    • NRSG 671 Community Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing II (3)
    • NRSG 671L Advanced Community/Public Health Nursing Clinical II (3)
    • NRSG 672 Community Health Theories for Advanced Practice Nursing III (3)
    • NRSG 672L Advanced Community/Public Health Nursing Clinical III (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • H SC 500 Principles of Epidemiology (3)
    • MICR 429 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • H SC 503 Advanced Community Health Statistics (3)
    • BIOL 565 Experimental Design/Regression Analysis (4)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • HSC 696 Research Methods (3)
    • NRSG 596 Research Methods in Nursing (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • HSC 697 Directed Studies (1-3)
    • NRSG 698 Thesis (1-4)
  • 2. An overall GPA of 3.0 or better in all courses
  • 3. A thesis or a directed project (Department of Health Science only)
  • 4. If a student after entering the concurrent MSN/MPH program returns to a single degree program, all requirements for the single degree program must be met.