This dual degree track prepares public health nurses to meet health needs of diverse populations through community assessment, program planning, and policy development and with opportunities for knowledge and skill development to solve public health problems, with particular emphasis on health disparities in urban communities. The strategies of consumer advocacy and resource utilization are important components of the track. Graduates are prepared to integrate the fields of nursing, community development, politics, administration, education, public policy, epidemiology, sociology, and research in urban as well as rural settings.
This track requires a total of 512 clinical hours. The clinical experiences are in NUR 655 and NUR 656.
PHLT 520 Environmental Health and Program Design
NUR 604 Research for Evidence-Based Practice I
NUR 605 Research for Evidence-Based Practice II
NUR 607 Advanced Nursing Roles in Health Care
NUR 608 Advanced Nursing Practice for Population-Based Care
PHLT 704 Statistics and Biostatistics
PHLT 705 Social and Behavioral Sciences
Advanced Core Courses
PHLT 500 The Ethical Basis of the Practice of Public Health
PHLT 530 Health Care Administration
PHLT 540 Introduction to Public Health
NUR 610 Nursing and Health Education OR PHLT 512 Informatics
NUR/PHLT 635 Health Policy and Program Planning and Evaluation
NUR/PHLT 637 Epidemiology
PHLT 696 Grant Writing Seminar
Public Health Nursing/MPH Track Courses
NUR 650 Public Health Nursing I
NUR 651 Public Health Nursing II
NUR 655 Field Study I (256 clinical practicum hours)
NUR 656 Field Study II (256 clinical practicum hours)
PHLT 752 Public Health Capstone I
PHLT 753 Public Health Capstone II
Public Health Nursing Track (PHN)
|PHLT 520||3 Credits||Core|
|NUR 604||3 Credits||Core|
|NUR 605||3 Credits||Core|
|NUR 607||3 Credits||Core|
|NUR 608||3 Credits||Core|
|PHLT 704||3 Credits||Core|
|PHLT 705||3 Credits||Core|
|PHLT 500||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|PHLT 530||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|PHLT 540||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|NUR 610 *OR*||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|PHLT 512||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|NUR/PHLT 635||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|NUR/PHLT 637||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|PHLT 696||3 Credits||Advanced Core|
|NUR 650||3 Credits||MSN/MPH Track|
|NUR 651||3 Credits||MSN/MPH Track|
|NUR 655||4 Credits||MSN/MPH Track|
|NUR 656||4 Credits||MSN/MPH Track|
|PHLT 752||3 credits||MSN/MPH Track|
|PHLT 753||3 credits||MSN/MPH Track|
Total 62 Credits
For a complete list of MSN Course Descriptions, please go to the Online Graduate Catalog.
For general program information, admission requirements or application status, please contact the MSN Graduate Admission Counselor, Michelle Conaboy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For advising, clinical or course-specific information, or registration, please contact the MSN office at email@example.com.
Patricia M. Dillon, Ph.D., R.N.
Graduate Nursing, and RN-BSN and RN-MSN Programs
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
La Salle University reserves the right to alter or change this information
at any time, without notice.