Advanced Public Health Nursing (MS)
The Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing offers a 42-credit program in Advanced Public Health Nursing leading to a Master of Science degree. This program prepares advanced public health nurses who can assume leadership roles in community and population health in a variety of settings, including community-based programs, clinics and public health agencies.
Students learn to apply advanced knowledge and research findings to practice through coursework and 500 hours of supervised clinical experience. Graduates of the program meet the educational requirements for board certification as an Advanced Public Health Nurse by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The master’s program at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation .)
Course of Study
The program consists of core courses taken with other graduate students in nursing; courses taken in the School of Public Health; specialization courses and elective courses. Electives may be chosen from any graduate program at Hunter College.
Course descriptions are available from the Graduate Catalog (2015-16).
Nursing Core Courses:
N700 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Science (3 cr.)
N702 Advanced Nursing Research (3 cr.)
N704 Health Care Systems & Policy (3 cr.)
N749 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention in Diverse Populations (3 cr.)
School of Public Health Core Courses:
PH750 Introduction to Biostatistics (3 cr.)
PH752 Introduction to Epidemiology (3 cr.)
PH754 Environmental Health & Safety (3 cr.)
N771 Community/Public Health Nursing I (5 cr.)
N772 Community/Public Health Nursing II (5 cr.)
N773 Community/Public Health Nursing III (5 cr.)
Electives (6 cr.)
How to Apply
For more information, please contact Dr. Judith Aponte, Advanced Public Health Nurse Specialization Coordinator, at (212) 481-7568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.