The Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degree program offered by New Mexico State University prepares students to assume leadership roles in academic and health care settings. The curriculum emphasizes teaching, research, and professional service activities, covering subjects related to nursing scholarship in order to help students facilitate the development of new knowledge and nursing education. This program also explores topics such as holistic nursing as it relates to the care of individuals, families, groups, and communities that experience or have the risk for health disparities.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
New Mexico State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Resume/CV, Occupational License
- New students start class in the summer of each year and are required to come to the main campus once a year for one week; attend a research conference, selected by faculty, once a year.
- Proof of licensure or eligibility for licensure as a Registered Nurse in any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories
Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington