Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Oakland University

Program Details

The Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing is an online nurse practitioner program from Oakland University.  If you are a nurse with an interest in integrating research into your work, this degree will interest you.  You will gain the knowledge and skills needed for applied research to help advance nursing.  Courses prepare students to respond to society’s health needs, enhance nursing knowledge through research, and steward the nursing discipline.  

As an Oakland University student, you will benefit from full faculty support and mentorship.  Technology increases connectedness to others and allows for networking.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Oakland University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Proof of current unrestricted Registered Nurse License in the United States or its territories.
  • Online with the exception of the on-campus Doctoral week