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Nursing, Community Health Specialization

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Master
24 months
Duration
750 USD/credit
750 USD/credit
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This option is designed to prepare the graduate in community health nursing in either public health administration or in school health nursing. The main focus is on preparing the graduate to assume a leadership or management role in a specific area of community health nursing, working with special populations and communities to promote and improve community health.

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Overview

Students develop competence in the multifaceted role of a specialist and use their advanced knowledge, responsible decision-making, innovative problem solving and communication to promote change in the community.

Students engage in the competent use of the nursing process to diagnose the health problems of special populations to design programs to facilitate optimal wellness within the community environment, and improve delivery of health care, health education, early detection and screening and prevention services.

Students serve as consultants and engage in social, ethical and political actions to influence and initiate change in health care policy in order to promote community health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theoretical Bases for Role Development in Advanced Nursing Practice
  •  Epidemiology: Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice 
  • Bases of Research for Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Pathophysiology Across the Lifespan for the Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Pharmacology Across the Lifespan for the Advanced Practice Nurse 
  • Community Assessment and Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The online application requires a non-refundable application fee of $35 for United States applicants/$60 for International applicants
  • The entrance requirements to a Master at Bloomsburg University vary according to program. However the minimum requirements for applicants include a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university or the equivalent degree from a foreign institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Program additional requirements should be submitted upon the receipt of your application. When applying please allow sufficient time for your application materials to be received by the Graduate Office

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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