Earn an MSN/MPH dual degree at Trinity Washington University and lead the national conversation on healthcare access, health policy, and environmental exposures.

Studying full-time, nurses who hold a baccalaureate degree can earn both their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Master of Public Health (MPH) in just two years, gaining a competitive edge for their career in nurse leadership and public health.

How the Dual Degree Program Works 

Nine credits overlap the two curricula and three more MSN credits meet the MPH elective.  Twelve total MSN credits count toward the MPH degree– saving students time and money! Students complete the degree requirements for the MSN and MPH degree in this dual degree option.

Program Format

  • 66-69 credit hours
  • Hybrid: Face-to-face and online learning
  • Evening and weekend course delivery
  • Enroll on a full-time or part-time basis

PROGRAM QUICK FACTS


Degree Level: Graduate
Degree Type: Dual Degree
School: School of Nursing and Health Professions
Offered as a Major: Yes
Offered as a Minor: No
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Earn an MSN/MPH dual degree at Trinity Washington University and lead the national conversation on healthcare access, health policy, and environmental exposures.

Studying full-time, nurses who hold a baccalaureate degree can earn both their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Master of Public Health (MPH) in just two years, gaining a competitive edge for their career in nurse leadership and public health.

How the Dual Degree Program Works 

Nine credits overlap the two curricula and three more MSN credits meet the MPH elective.  Twelve total MSN credits count toward the MPH degree– saving students time and money! Students complete the degree requirements for the MSN and MPH degree in this dual degree option.

Program Format

  • 66-69 credit hours
  • Hybrid: Face-to-face and online learning
  • Evening and weekend course delivery
  • Enroll on a full-time or part-time basis

Affordable Tuition

The affordable tuition for the MSN/MPH Dual Degree Program degree program in NHP is $825 per credit hour.

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Become a nurse leader in community and public health. Earn a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H) in Trinity’s dual degree option.

Learn In Demand Skills

Effectively address community needs, program actions, and evaluation in times of health crisis

Utilize quantitative and qualitative data to impact health care systems

Collaborate with communities of interest to implement strategies or programs that impact behavioral change

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

Nursing education
Nursing administration
Public Health Policy
Public Health Preparedness
Community Health Leader
Public Health Researcher

Featured MSN/MPH Dual Degree Program Courses

Core MPH Curriculum (24 credits)
ADMN 613 Ethics for Leaders
SNHP 647
HADV 621 Health Advocacy: Access and Navigation
HADV 631 Health Advocacy and Behavior Change
SNHP 530 Quantitative Research and Biostatistics
SNHP 630 Qualitative and Outcomes Research and Biostatistics
SNHP 691 Public Health Practicum
SNHP 699 Public Health Capstone

Core MSN Curriculum (21 Credits)
NURS 515 Advanced Pathophysiology & Pharmacology
NURS 562 Advanced Health Assessment
SNHP 501 Theoretical Foundations
SNHP 530 Quantitative Research and Biostatistics
SNHP 601 Informatics
SNHP 630 Qualitative and Outcomes Research and Biostatistics
ADMN 642 Health Care: Delivery Systems, Policies, and Procedures

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