M.Sc. Community Health Nursing or Master of Science in Community Health Nursing is a postgraduate Nursing course. Course aims to facilitate the development of community nurses who can critically analyze, reflect on and utilize evidence in taking forward advances in community health nursing practice that focuses on the needs of patients, careers and communities and clients. It will enable you to critically evaluate and synthesis the evidence-base for community practice and to develop an innovative, reflective and pro-active approach to meeting the public health, nursing and social needs of individuals, families, groups and communities.

M.Sc. Community Health Nursing Eligibility      

  • Bachelor degree in nursing or any other equivalent qualification with minimum 50% marks.
  • Some of the very renowned institutes conduct entrance examination for admission.

M.Sc. Community Health Nursing Course Suitability

  • The course is suitable for those who have skills like flexibility and adaptability; physical and emotional stamina; good communication skills and problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • They must have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • They should also be critical in decision making; such as the ability to react quickly and effectively to unexpected or unusual situations; the ability to supervise paraprofessional and non-professional staff.

How is M.Sc. Community Health Nursing Course Beneficial?

  • Students are able to identity demographic characteristics health determinants & community health resources, build & Maintain good rapport with families, diagnose health needs of individuals & families.
  • They can find jobs in private and government hospitals, industries, orphanages, nursing homes, old age homes, sanatoriums and the armed forces.
  • Indian Red Cross Society, State Nursing Councils, Indian Nursing Council and various other nursing institutions.
  • The course is ideal for current community-based practitioners and for nurses wishing to work in the community setting.
  • They have also teaching options in colleges/universities after its completion.


Bachelor degree in nursing or any other equivalent qualification with minimum 50% marks.
  • M.Sc. Community Health Nursing Syllabus

    Syllabus of Community Health Nursing as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study


    Leading in healthcare


    Making judgements and decisions in practice


    Evidence-based health and social care


    Contemporary nursing practice


    Anticipatory Care or Advanced


    Approaches to Patient Assessment I


    Specialist Modules


    Principles and practice of managing people with complex needs or


    Principles and practice in the health and social care of individuals, children and families


    community practitioner prescribing


    Practice consolidation

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