Public health nursing is a specialty practice that focuses on population health in an effort to prevent disease and disability and promote wellness. Public health nurses define, assess and help create solutions to current public health concerns. They evaluate emerging treatments and policies that can help change the public health landscape and reduce disease and illness.
This program requires in-person practicum and clinical experiences with a preceptor.
An accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from a CCNE/NLNAC or ACEN accredited program with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher; or a bachelor’s degree in a related field with completion of the bridge to MSN (including Nursing Concurrent Enrollment Program [NCEP] students)
Possess a current unencumbered, unrestricted license as a registered nurse (RN)
Accreditation & Licensing
The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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