The online PhD in Nursing degree program curriculum reflects not only the national trends in nursing research, but also the faculty research agenda including vulnerable and underserved populations. Pre-doctoral funding is emphasized early on in the program. Graduates are prepared for successful careers in nursing education, research, and organizational leadership in the United States and abroad.
- Current unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse
- A bachelor of science in nursing degree
- A master's degree (A master of science in nursing is preferred, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants without a master's degree in nursing may be required to take additional nursing courses.)
- Prerequisite courses: Graduate course in Statistics (3 credits); Graduate course in Nursing Research Methods (3 credits) OR Research/Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)
- Successful phone interview with PhD Admissions Committee member may be required
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education