24 months
800 USD/credit 15200 USD/year
800 USD/credit 15200 USD/year
400 USD/credit 7600 USD/year
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The Master’s of Science in Nursing - Population Health degree program at Jacksonville State University is designed to prepare advanced population health nurses to address the health needs of vulnerable populations and communities as they currently exist and as they will evolve in the future.


Students acquire advanced knowledge and skills in population and community needs assessment, analysis of aggregate data, health planning, as well as program development, implementation, and evaluation. 

What you'll study

Focusing on health promotion and prevention, the Nursing - Population Health program at Jacksonville State University allows students to select a vulnerable population focus for study across the curriculum, such as women and infants, children, teens, adults with chronic illnesses, geriatric clients, clients with ethnic or racial disparities, and infectious disease clients, to name a few.  

The scope of public health/population health nursing practice and concepts of disaster management, systems leadership, quality and safety are integrated into various courses throughout the curriculum.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Theories in Nursing
  • Advanced Health Assessment
  • Organizational and Systems Leadership in Population Health Nursing
  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Statistical Methods in Healthcare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


38 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to JSU Office of Graduate Studies with official transcripts from each institution attended with degrees posted (Students who have previously attended JSU do not need to request a transcript from the university)
  • Bachelor's degree with a major in nursing from a regionally accredited university with a professionally accredited nursing program
  • Current, unencumbered registered nurse license in the United States
  • Three professional recommendations submitted on required forms
  • Written statement of professional goals, expectations, and interests in graduate study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Jacksonville

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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