Jacksonville State University

College of Graduate Studies




Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

As well as to pursue scholarly activities and provide service to the community. The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program is designed to prepare advanced community health nurses to address the health needs of vulnerable populations and communities as they currently exist and as they will evolve in the future. Students acquire advanced knowledge and skills in community needs assessment, analysis of aggregate data, health planning, as well as program development, implementation, and evaluation. The curriculum builds on the foundation of baccalaureate education and requires 38 hours of course work, including two courses in community health with clinical practica. A disaster management component is integrated into various courses in the curriculum. Courses in the MSN program are offered online. To complete the admission process, the item(s) listed below must be submitted by July 1st for admission to the Fall semester, April 1st for admission to the May and Summer terms, November 1st for Spring semester admission. Applicants are not allowed to register or pre-register until all admission requirements have been completed and the applicant is admitted to Graduate Studies.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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