Master of Science in Nursing / Population Health
McKendree University

Program Details

The online MSN with a concentration in Population Health is designed for RNs seeking to advance their careers.  This degree is designed for working nurses and can be completed on your own schedule and timeframe.  All MSN students study such topics as nursing research, health policy and advocacy, ethical issues, cultural diversity, and more.  

This concentration examines ways to improve the health of communities.  You will look at different populations and the health concerns they have, and then learn how to use an interdisciplinary approach to overcome problems that lead to these poor health conditions.  Leadership and collaboration skills are improved upon in such courses as:

  • Quality, Safety, and Performance in Organizations  
  • Impacting Population Health and Wellness Across the Continuum 
  • Foundations of Population Health 
  • Leadership in Population Health 
  • Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention to Promote Individual and Population Outcomes

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Current unrestricted RN license