Regis College's DNP in global public health program prepares students to lead healthcare programs across the industry. Students learn to critically analyze global health issues related to policy, epidemology, and biostatistics in order to promote health equity and develop the skills to systematically assess and evaluate intervention strategies.

  • Prerequisites

    Course Name Credits
    NU 601 Nursing Theory 3
    HP 609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives 3
  • DNP Core Requirements

    Course Name Credits
    NU 710 Health Care Informatics 3
    NU 713 Advanced Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3
    NU 716 Culture and Health Perspectives 3
    NU 726 Advanced Research Methods for EBP I 3
    NU 727 Advanced Research Methods for EBP II 3
    NU 740 Scholarly DNP Project I 3
    NU 741 Scholarly DNP Project II 3
    NU 742 Scholarly DNP Project III 3
    NU 743 Scholarly DNP Project IV 3
    Three Electives 3 (each)
  • Global Public Health Specialization

    Required Courses

    Course Name Credits
    PBH 600 Biostatistics 3
    PBH 608 Critical Analysis of Global Health Issues 3
    NU 671 Contemporary Practice of Global Public Health Nursing 3
  • Admission Requirements

    Candidates eligible for this program hold a master's degree in nursing, and function in advanced practice roles including nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nursing leaders and nursing educators.

    • Completed application form, including all transcripts.
    • Completed Hours Verification Form (applicants are required to complete this form in addition to the online application).
    • Two essays; a resume; two letters of recommendation.
    • A minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 is required.
    • Interview with the program director.
    • The GRE/MAT requirement will be waived for those applicants whose GPA was 3.5 or higher in their MS in nursing program.
    • Applicants are encouraged to review the AACN Essentials for Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice and incorporate these essentials in their essays.