Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Duquesne University

Program Details

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.


  • 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