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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Community Health CNS

william f. connell school of nursing

**Not currently admitting students for this program**


Community health clinical nurse specialists hold positions as nurse experts at:

  • Local and state health departments
  • Boards of Health
  • State Laboratories
  • Bureaus of Communicable Diseases
  • Divisions of Food and Drug Services
  • Public Health Hospitals
  • Departments of Environmental Protection
  • Divisions of Occupational Safety
  • Offices of Health and Human Services
  • Visiting Nurse Associations & Home Care Agencies

Current teaching sites


  • Visiting Nurse Association of Boston (VNAB)
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Massachusetts Department of Health
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Boston Medical Center, Center for HIV Care and Research
  • Women of Color AIDS Council
  • Local town and city health departments

The community health specialty is offered to students from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds through a number of routes to entry and program options. Find your pathway to entry.

MS Plan of Study

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