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

Program Details

The online MSN 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:

  • Health Care Policy 
  • ​Philosophy of Science
  • Theory Construction and Development
  • ​Grantsmanship

% 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

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, MAT

Applicaton Requirements

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