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The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master of Nursing (MN) programs in Community Health Nursing promote health equity for multicultural, multilingual communities and populations. Approaches include prevention research, collaborative leadership, and community-based participatory strategies.


The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Emphasizes:

  • Using multi-disciplinary research findings to develop organizational policies and programs
  • Leading change within and across community and public health organizations
  • Introducing innovative, evidence-based, and culturally appropriate prevention policies and programs into community health systems

The Master of Nursing (MN) Emphasizes:

  • Engaging in advanced practice in community and population assessment, program evaluation, policy, management, and leadership
  • Using multi-disciplinary research findings to evaluate community/population health programs or policies
  • Managing, consulting or educating about health initiatives in public and private sectors to advance community and population health equity