2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    Feb 07, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)

Population Health - PhD in Nursing

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Students in this focus area have the opportunity to develop leadership and advanced population health nursing skills in community-based assessment, program planning, interventions, and outcomes. Students learn to design and influence population health at the local, regional, and global levels by analyzing risk factors of disease and how to initiate preventative measures by conducting research to improve the health care needs of communities and populations. Students also explore how data is used to form policy recommendations and to draft legislation that promotes the equal distribution of health resources and reductions in health risks.

BSN-PhD Entry

BSN-PhD entry: 106 quarter credits.

MSN-PhD Entry

MSN-PhD entry: 81 quarter credits