Certificate in Advanced Community/Public Health Nursing
The Department of Nursing demonstrates its commitment to preparing nurses for advanced nursing roles by offering a post-graduate certificate for nurses with graduate nursing degrees in other specializations who wish to prepare for an advanced role in community/public health. The Advanced Community/Public Health Nursing certificate prepares the holder for practice in community/public health settings. The certificate program consists of a total of 17 units.
- An earned master’s or doctoral degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution and CCNE-accredited program
- 3.0 (“B”) minimum GPA calculated according to recommended practice of the CSUSB Graduate Council
- Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license, unencumbered, unrestricted, with no disciplinary action pending or imposed.
- Completion of the following prerequisite courses or their equivalent:
- NURS 6425 Epidemiology & Biostatistics 4 units
- NURS 6435 Health Informatics 3 units
Applicants may consult the information on the Department of Nursing webpage for details about the significant clinical compliance requirements that must be met upon admission to the Advanced Community/Public Health Nursing certificate program.
Extension and transfer credit from other colleges and/or universities may make up no more than 30% of total certificate units.
Required Courses for the Certificate (17)
|NURS 6000||Population Health Assessment||4|
|NURS 6100||Program Planning and Evaluation||4|
|NURS 6200||Health Policy Leadership||2|
|NURS 6548||Transcultural Healthcare||3|
|NURS 6752||Advanced Community/Public Health Internship||2|
|NURS 6880||Advanced Role Practicum||2|