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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing /
Advanced Public Health Nursing
(Beginning Fall 2016)

Specific Requirements

Foundational Courses

  • ANTH 436 - Medical Anthropology (3)
  • HSc 500 - Prinicples of Epidemiology (3)
  • NRSG 565 - Theories of Community/Public Health Nursing (3)
  • HSc 528 - Advanced Environmental Health (3)
  • HSc 581 - Curriculum Development in Health Education (3) or NRSG 556B - Curriculum Development in Nursing (3)
  • NRSG 596 - Research Methods in Nursing (3)

Specialty Courses

  • NRSG 670 - Community Health Assessment in Adv. Public Health Nursing I (3)
  • NRSG 670L - Community Health Assessment Practicum in Adv. Public Health Nursing I (3)
  • NRSG 671 - Community Health Planning & Implementation Theories in Adv. Public Health Nursing II (3)
  • NRSG 671L - Community Health Planning & Implementation Theories in Adv. Public Health Nursing II (3)
  • NRSG 672 - Community Health Evaluation Theories in Adv. Public Health Nursing III (3)
  • NRSG 672L - Community Health Evaluation Practicum in Adv. Public Health Nursing III (3)

Culminating Event Course -- must choose one of the following

  • NRSG 692 - Directed Project (3)
  • NRSG 694 - Scholarly Project in Public Health (3)
  • NRSG 698 - Thesis (3)

 

(All requirements contained on these pages are superceded by the official information published in the CSULB Catalog of the current academic year. To see an online copy, visit this official university page.)

PREREQUISITES

  • A bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. A bachelor’s degree in a related field will be considered.
  • Current California RN license to practice as a registered nurse in California
  • PHN Certificate
  • A college level statistics course
  • A community health with lab course for non-BSN students
  • A college level ethics course
  • A college level cultural diversity course
  • GRE exam with a score of 4 or better in Analytical Writing
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate program.
  • Current professional resume describing relevant experience