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

Duquesne University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) — an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Restricted States

Alabama, Louisiana, Washington, Arizona, Tennessee