Providing Leadership in Advanced Population Health Settings
The Master of Nursing (MN) in Advanced Population Health (APH) at WSU College of Nursing prepares advanced practice nurse leaders to assess and improve community health care programs and systems. Graduates are prepared to develop, market, manage, and evaluate programs to reach and promote health of vulnerable populations. Students learn how to audit and analyze community health programs’ effectiveness and reach, with emphasis placed on collaborating with other professional disciplines to improve community health. The program is offered at full or part-time study and combines on-campus course work with distance/online options. Students work closely with experienced faculty preceptors to coordinate successful completion of their clinical practicum within the community.
ABOUT THE MN PROGRAM
The MN APH program qualifies nurses for leadership roles in community/public health settings including advanced clinical practice, research, management, consulting, education, and policy. Course work includes core areas of nursing research, methodology, scientific inquiry, information management, health policy, and organizational leadership. MN students can take specific courses to add an emphasis in nursing education, nursing leadership, population health, or an individualized program of study.
View WSU's Course Catalog for course descriptions.
For certification options, visit our Post-Master's Certificates page.
THE MN APH IS CURRENTLY OFFERED AT ALL COLLEGE OF NURSING CAMPUS SITES
Students must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and a current Washington State RN license. To learn about pre-application requirements, visit the MN Application & Admission page. To learn more about graduate school options at WSU, visit the Graduate School page or contact:
Program Coordinator, Graduate Program