ACADEMICS

  • Post-Master's Certificate
    in Community/Public Health Nursing

    The focus in health care is shifting to population health in the greater context of both local and global issues. Topics of interest include infectious disease prevention, early detection and screening, environmental impacts, genetics and genomics, emergency preparedness, and program planning for population health interventions.

    Your opportunity to earn a post master’s certificate in community/public health nursing from Worcester State University will keep you on the cutting edge of knowledge and interventions regarding community and global health-care trends, issues, and challenges.

    This 15-credit program offers a coursework selection to enhance and build on your knowledge of larger aggregate populations that you may encounter in your current and future nursing roles.

    Admissions Requirements
    In addition to the general admission requirements, students interested in this program may contact the Graduate School at 508-929-8127.

    The following items are required to apply to this program:

    • Graduate application, including career essay, and fee
    • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Copy of current, unencumbered license to practice nursing
    Required Courses
    • NU 910 Professional Role in Community/Public Health Nursing (3 credits)
    • NU 961 Community/Public Health Leadership Theory and Practicum (6 credits)
    • NU 966 Nursing Science II (6 credits)