The Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program focuses on research and scholarship in clinical, academic, and other scientific environments. Students may complete the program either part-time or full-time, with only one week of on-campus attendance required each year.
This online nursing degree program is open to students with a BSN, MSN or other health-related master’s degree, DNP, and students pursuing a dual PhD-DNP. Early coursework focuses on nursing and other sciences. As students continue through the program, time is increasingly devoted to research supervised by a faculty member and mentor.
The curriculum is individualized to meet the student’s areas of research interest:
- Precision Science
- Data and Systems Science
- Health Determinants Science
% OnlineMostly Online
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV
- Requires a week-long on-campus intensive before beginning the program and occasional on-campus visits
- Must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited institution and current RN licensure
Alabama, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Tennessee, US Territories