Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program

The Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program is designed to prepare nurse scientists who will assume a variety of roles in education, research, leadership and health policy.  The holistic review process is used when considering applications for admission to the PhD Program in Nursing.

Meet some of our alumni.

phd students around a table


The goal of the program is to prepare nurse scientists to:

  • generate knowledge, test interventions and evaluate outcomes to reduce risks of illness/disability and promote quality of life.
  • collaborate with other disciplines to improve the delivery of health care.
  • assume research, leadership, executive, public policy and/or teaching roles.
  • affect health policy through the application of scientific knowledge.
See what students and alumni say about our program.


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