Nurses with a BSN degree can pursue this online PhD in Nursing degree track from the University of Oklahoma. Students in this program can choose from a wide range of research topics and mentors. Participants are encouraged to reach out to faculty mentors to identify similar research interests and expertise.
This online nursing program streamlines the course requirements to advance directly from the BSN to PhD level of nursing. Coursework encourages students to ask and investigate questions relevant to improving healthcare outcomes and advancing the foundations of nursing science. Graduates will be well equipped for leadership roles in environments such as research-intensive academic settings, interdisciplinary and interprofessional venues, clinical research sites, and state and federal research positions.
Classes examine topics in:
- Vulnerability and disparity in diverse populations
- Quantitative and qualitative research methods
- Grant writing
- Research and scholarship ethics
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV
- Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing, including a statistics course with grade C or better