Classes

The Community Health Nursing (CHN) graduate education prepares students for advanced community and public health practice roles in various areas. Our curriculum is designed to fulfill the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s accreditation requirements and to prepare CHN graduates in public health competencies.

The MN-CHN curriculum is designed to be completed in five academic quarters of full time study. Your MN-CHN education will include classroom, online learning and clinical contact, and features interdisciplinary educational opportunities.

Download suggested relevant course offerings taught at the UW Seattle campus

Global health nursing opportunities

Global health nursing is a high priority for the UW School of Nursing. We encourage students at all degree levels to engage with a wide diversity of communities and countries in order to gain a better perspective on health and health care as a global endeavor.

Year 1

Autumn 10

NSG 561Community Health Systems for Equity

3 credits
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HSERV 511Intro to Health Systems & Public Health

3 credits
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EPI 511Intro to Epidemiology

4 credits
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Winter 11

NMETH 535Nursing Inquiry to Support Evidence-Based Practice

5 credits
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NSG 552Social Determinants of Health & Health Equity

3 credits
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Health Policy Requirement*

3 credits
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Spring 12

NCLIN 532Advanced Practice in Community Health Systems Nursing: Overview

3 credits
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NMETH 598***Scholarly Project

1 credits
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NMETH 700***Master's Thesis

2 credits
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Related Field Requirement**

3 credits

Management/Budget Requirement*

3 credits

Year 2

Summer 3

NURS 579*Transcultural Nursing Practice (optional Cross-Cultural course)

3 credits
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Autumn 14

Informatics Requirement*

3 credits
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NCLIN 534Advanced Practice in Community Health Systems Nursing: Assessment

3 credits
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NURS 576Assessment and Collaboration with Communities and Systems

3 credits
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NMETH 598***Scholarly Project

2 credits
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NMETH 700***Master's Thesis

3 credits
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Winter 14

NSG 556Program Planning for Health Systems & Multicultural Communities

4 credits
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NCLIN 533Advanced Practice in Community Health Systems Nursing: Culture

3 credits
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NMETH 598***Scholarly Project

3 credits
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NMETH 700***Master's Thesis

4 credits
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