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Advanced Public Health Nursing

University of California, San Francisco

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
11442 USD/year
11442 USD/year
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About

The Advanced Public Health Nursing program offered by the University of California, San Francisco is not a clinical specialty and involves no individual level patient care.

Overview

The Advanced Public Health Nursing program offered by the University of California, San Francisco provides a foundation for planning and evaluating community/public health programs; learning about community/public health concepts, health promotion, population health, population-level interventions, grant writing, health care systems, leadership, and health policy; addressing health disparities of vulnerable and diverse populations; and practicing and consulting in diverse and multicultural settings.

Advanced public health nurses in this specialty understand the complex interactions between health and the social determinants of health to maintain or improve the health of diverse, vulnerable, and underserved populations and communities. Practice settings include public health departments, schools and universities, parishes and faith-based programs, home care, rural health, refugee/immigrant clinics, primary care clinics, jails and prisons, ambulatory outpatient facilities, voluntary organizations, and a variety of community, public and private agencies and organizations.

Certifications

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has retired all certifications provided via portfolio review. They are only processing renewals. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Public Health Nursing
  • Theories of the Health Policy Process
  • Race/Class Factors in Health Care Delivery
  • Global Community Planning and Interventions
  • Essentials of Human Genomics for Nurses
  • Health Care Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Is RN experience required?

  • Yes, any number of years of experience

Does this specialty admit MEPN students?

  • Yes

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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