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Nursing and Public Health, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MA,
This professional, dual-degree program is designed to prepare family nurse practitioners for leadership roles in public and private institutions serving children and their families. 

About

Students will meet with their academic advisor to plan their course schedules – taking courses at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Simmons concurrently.

Programme Structure

  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Advanced Pharmacology Across the Life Span I 
  • Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 
  • Clinical Decision Making 
  • Scholarly Inquiry I
  • Primary Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family 
  • Clinical Decision Making

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    43 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete application
  • Personal statement
  • Current resume
  • Copy of current RN license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official college transcripts from all institutions attended, whether or not a degree was earned
  • GPA calculation

Tuition Fee

  • National

    1345 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1345 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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