Ph.D. in Nursing

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Develop the science of nursing through rigorous, original research
  • Steward the discipline through dissemination of scholarly work
  • Educate the next generation of nurses and add to the global community of scholars.

Program Requirements

BSN-PhD/Pre-requisite Coursework

NURSE 5527Cultural Diversity & Values3
NURSE 5528Healthcare Policy & Advocacy3
NURSE 5550Theoretical Foundations in Nursing3
NURSE 5555Nursing Research3

PhD Core Coursework

NURSE 5603Research Institute I2
NURSE 5604Research Institute II2
NURSE 5608Theory Development I3
NURSE 5610Theory Development in Nursing II3
NURSE 5612Statistics I3
NURSE 5622Statistics II3
NURSE 5631State of the Science3
NURSE 5668Quantitative Research3
NURSE 5670Qualitative Research Methods3
NURSE 5666Designing Nursing Research3
MEDB 5561Responsible Conduct of Research3
Collateral Coursework in Research Project Area:18
NURSE 5699Dissertation Research12
NURSE 5590Directed Scholarly Activity1-2