The doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree in nursing is a research degree designed to prepare nurse scholars to advance the art, science and practice of the discipline. The College of Nursing’s online PhD program equips nurses to conduct research and to engage in knowledge development and scholarly inquiry across a variety of roles and settings including
- health care policy analyst
Nurse scientists on the faculty are focused on two areas: biobehavioral science or health care systems research.
Discuss the program with the PhD Program Director, Dr. Linda Flynn.
The PhD program is fully distance accessible. The competency-based curriculum is taught with a combination of online and intensive formats. Applicants must have an BS or MS in nursing to apply for the PhD program.
All PhD students are admitted through the Graduate School – view more information on admissions policies and forms.
How to Apply