Master Of Science In Nursing (MSN) – Community Health
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100% online, 8-week courses
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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
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Jun 28, 2021
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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 in community health nursing can help provide you with the tools you need to develop relationships within your community and find solutions to public health concerns.

Communities are in desperate need of healthcare advocates — nurses who understand how to assess, treat, and educate populations on health and wellness. By pursuing our community health nursing master’s degree, you can gain the skills and confidence you need to help communities make positive changes in nursing and public health. If you currently work in patient care and want to learn more about advanced nursing practice, this program may be for you.


Why Choose Liberty’s MSN – Public Health Online Degree?

By pursuing our master’s in public health nursing degree online, you can learn about community health from an academic and biblical standpoint. You can learn about the needs of local communities, paying close attention to the assessment of community wellness and health needs. The required practicum hours in our online nursing program provide the opportunity to start making an impact on your community immediately.

We understand that you are likely juggling a full-time job as a nurse with family and personal responsibilities. Our master’s degree in community health nursing program can provide you with the flexibility you need to stay active in your nursing career, where schedules are unpredictable and constantly changing. Additionally, our professors instruct from a Christian worldview, which means they see you as an individual fulfilling God’s calling for your life, not a number.

Program Awards

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CCNE Accredited

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).


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

Our master of community and public health nursing program is designed to prepare nurses to serve the needs of patients through nursing interventions. 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 practicum hours to encourage engagement within your community and help you become a successful community health worker. Through hands-on experience, this degree seeks to prepare you to address the health needs of various populations.

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Liberty University Online State Approval Disclosure

RN Licensure

Students must hold a current and active RN license within the United States.

Non-Discrimination Statement

You can view the School of Nursing’s Non-Discrimination Statement for more information about how Liberty University meets state and federal requirements to ensure fairness and reasonable accommodations.

Bridge Courses for Non-BSN Students

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering 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

Potential Career Options with an 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

Admission Requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Minimum of 1 year of nursing practice as a registered nurse
  • 1 Recommender’s Contact Information
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Statement of Essential Attributes
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency

Nurses educated outside of the United States must submit additional documentation to be considered for admission. Please see the MSN admissions page for additional information.

Maryland Applicants – Students are unable to complete their practicums in the state of Maryland, but may conduct field experience in neighboring states — such as Delaware and Virginia. Please speak with an Admissions Counselor for more information.

Washington State Applicants – Please speak with an Admissions Counselor to determine if your program is approved for WA.

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

MSN Degree CCNE Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

CCNE Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

For questions about the accreditation of Liberty University, please contact:

Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Ln.
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4500

Inquiries about the institution itself, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.

MSN Program Benefits

  • 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 10 online schools in America. Earning your online master’s in nursing degree 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 6 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 program in as little as 1.5 years.
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).