Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
University of Central Florida

Program Details

The online PhD in Nursing from the University of Central Florida prepares students as research scientists for positions as nursing faculty members, leaders in the application of innovative technologies to nursing education and clinical care, executive leaders in health care systems, and scientists who contribute to the body of nursing knowledge through their research. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills required to: 

  • ​Conduct research to generate a body of knowledge and test theories that advance nursing science
  • Develop a program of scholarship that integrates research, teaching, leadership, and service to the profession
  • ​Contribute to interdisciplinary solutions that advance health care in a global society

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Central Florida is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Occupational License, Interview, Additional Materials May Be Requested

Restricted States

Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, US Territories, Tennessee