Master of Science in Nursing: Community Health Nursing

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Master of Science in Nursing: Community Health Nursing

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Promote Health and Prevent Disease with Our Master’s in Nursing – Community Health Nursing Degree

As a licensed nurse, you have a passion for promoting health and wellness in the lives of others. Liberty University’s master’s degree in nursing, with a specialization in community health nursing, provides the tools you need to develop relationships within your community in order to identify and find solutions to public health concerns.

Communities are in desperate need of healthcare advocates, nurses who understand how to asses, treat, and educate populations on health and wellness. By pursuing our master’s degree in nursing – community health nursing, you will gain the skills and confidence you need to help communities make positive change.  

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At this time, our School of Nursing programs are limited in certain states. Please view the licensure/certification requirements for your state: https://www.liberty.edu/statelicensure/. International students can contact the School of Nursing for questions about admission to their specific degree of interest.

What Will You Learn in Our MSN – Community Health Nursing Program?

  • Biostatistics
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Principles of Environmental Health

Our master’s degree in nursing, with a specialization in community health nursing, will set you up for success as you serve the needs of patients by educating them through community-based intervention programs. Some of the core classes in this degree focus on the areas of biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, and social and behavioral sciences.

Liberty University’s MSN in Community Health Nursing program also includes a practicum designed to expand your engagement within your community and help you become a successful public health nurse by giving you hands-on experience that will equip you to both promote and preserve the health of local populations.

Potential Career Options with a MSN Degree in Community Health

  • Community center RN/specialist
  • Disaster relief planner
  • Emergency response team member
  • Home care RN
  • Medical/health inspector
  • School/business RN

MSN Program Benefits

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 5 online schools in America. Earning your online master’s degree in nursing from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 7 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete our MSN in Community Health Nursing in as little as 2 years.

Military Benefits

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
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Credit Hours

1.5

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Jun 20, 2022

Accreditation

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