Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing / Nursing Education
University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Program Details

The online PhD in Nursing / Nursing Education degree program from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas prepares scholars to advance nursing science and practice through rigorous research, evidence-based education, and dynamic leadership. Graduates are prepared to assume positions as leaders, scholars/researchers, and educators in the areas of:

  • Academia
  • The health care industry
  • ​Government and private organizations focused on health care


  • A BSN and an MSN from accredited schools of nursing. If you have a master’s degree in a healthrelated discipline and a BSN from accredited institution you may apply for admission to our program.
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) in your master’s degree program, and have a "B" or better in a graduate research and a graduate statistics course.
  • Current RN licensure in U.S. or country of residence.
  • Official transcripts from all university level education.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Current resume or vita.
  • Two samples of written work.

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Restricted States

California, Florida, Massachusetts, US Territories