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The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master of Nursing (MN) programs in Community Health Nursing promote health equity for multicultural, multilingual communities and populations. Approaches include prevention research, collaborative leadership, and community-based participatory strategies.


The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Emphasizes:

  • Developing organizational policies and programs using multi-disciplinary research findings
  • Leading change within and across community and public health organizations
  • Introducing innovative, evidence-based, and culturally appropriate prevention policies and programs into community health systems

The Master of Nursing (MN) Emphasizes:

  • Evaluating community/population health programs or policies using multi-disciplinary research findings
  • Engaging in advanced practice of community and population assessments, program evaluations, policy, management, and leadership
  • Advancing community and population health equity by managing, consulting or educating about health initiatives in public and private sectors