Curriculum Overview

The Community Health Nursing (CHN) graduate education prepares students for advanced community & public health practice roles in various areas. Master of Nursing (MN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) curricula are designed to fulfill the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s accreditation requirements and to prepare CHN graduates in public health competencies.

One unique feature and strength of our curriculum is the interdisciplinary education. Click on the Curriculum sub-menu to learn more about relevant courses offered on the campus, and also check UW Course Catalog for the most updated course description.

  • Related field (Community & Public Health Systems for Children, Youth, & Families; Cross-Cultural and Global Health; Worker Wellbeing and Safety)
  • Management and Budget
  • Health Policy
  • Informatics
  • Program Development and Evaluation
  • Public Health Science: HSERV 511 Introduction to Health Systems and Public Health, EPI 511 Introduction to Epidemiology

Note there are requirements unique to each degree program. Refer to the MN and DNP curriculum plan examples on this page or SON website for those requirements.