MS in Nursing
Caldwell University’s School of Nursing and Public Health offers a fully online Master of Science in Nursing in Population Health, the first of its kind in New Jersey!
As a graduate of this program you will be qualified to work in positions within a variety of health care systems that include care coordination, case management, and nurse management within various types of facilities. Furthermore, you will be prepared for leadership positions in hospital systems, outpatient facilities, public health departments, and insurance companies. With a Caldwell University MSN degree, you will also be qualified to teach in undergraduate nursing programs.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college or university.
• Unencumbered R.N. License
• Two letters of recommendations
• Submission of an essay on the following topic:
How would you envision this MSN in Population Health helping you achieve your career goals?
• Completion of an undergraduate course in statistics with a grade of
C+ or better
• Apply for graduate admission at www.caldwell.edu/applynow
• Rolling admission (no formal deadline) is offered. New students are welcome in
the Fall, Spring, and Summer.
• Supporting documents can be sent via standard mail to:
Caldwell University, Graduate Admissions, 120 Bloomfield Ave,
Caldwell, NJ 07006 OR via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
• Official electronic transcripts are welcomed at
email@example.com, if the transcript is sent to Caldwell
University by the institution or and approved third party such as
Parchment or eSCRIP-Safe
The MSN in Population Health has been designed to prepare graduates for positions within a variety of health care systems that include care coordination, case management, project management, nurse management and leadership positions within various types of facilities. Graduates of the MSN in Population Health program will be prepared to work within hospital systems in leadership positions, outpatient facilities as managers, Public Health Nurses, or public health departments, within insurance companies or in fields related quality improvement or nursing education.
Graduate students will explore how to integrate technology, utilizing data to identify trends and issues associated with overall health of populations. Study will focus on developing strategies which aim to improve the health of populations, prevent disease while considering a focus on the social determinants of health which may impact care delivery and outcomes.
The MSN in Population Health is comprised of 36 graduate credits. The program is designed to take 2 years to complete, a total of 6 semesters of part time study (6 credits per semester). Courses are offered throughout the academic year, with courses formatted fully on-line, asynchronous format, convenient 7-week sessions.
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, with a minimum GPA of 3.0
- Unencumbered R.N. License
- Formal application to Caldwell University Office of Graduate Admissions
- Two letters of recommendations
- Submission of Resume
- Writing Sample, submission of an essay on the following topic: How would you envision this MSN in Population Health helping you achieve your career goals?
A Catholic Liberal Arts Education
At the core of a Caldwell education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to critical thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness.
Students develop the whole self as they absorb learning through our liberal arts core: the humanities; the physical and biological sciences, and mathematics; and the social sciences.