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.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Grand Canyon University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.8 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License
- This program requires in-person practicum and clinical experiences with a preceptor.
- Applicants must have a qualifying BSN degree and possess a current unencumbered, unrestricted license as a registered nurse (RN).