Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Ethics
Duquesne University

Program Details

The online PhD in Nursing Ethics degree program combines doctoral courses in Nursing and Healthcare Ethics. Coursework includes topics such as intensive research in health care ethics, social and distributive justice in health policy, clinical ethics, and more. Students are required to come to campus for the final public defense of their dissertation.


  • BSN degree
  • Master's degree,  Nursing preferred
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.5 minimum GPA
  • Current unencumbered license as an RN
  • Prerequisite coursework may be required
  • Phone interview

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

Duquesne University is unable to accept applications for admission to online programs and courses from students residing in: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, W