Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (BSN to PhD)
University at Buffalo

Program Details

The online BSN to PhD degree program from the University at Buffalo prepares students to become global and national leaders, scientists, and scholars who make significant contributions in theory generation and knowledge development. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • ​Ethics for the Health Professions
  • Teaching in Nursing
  • Health Care Policy 
  • ​Health Promotion

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University at Buffalo is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, MAT

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV