The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing Science program is a research-based doctoral degree. The program prepares the student for a career as a clinical nurse scientist who, through course selection and experiences, develops as a teacher and disseminator of knowledge within professional, academic, and clinical arenas. Students may enter the program at the Post-BSN or Post-MSN level.
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Graduation, student, faculty and institutional statistics for Nursing, Ph.D.
Alfred Lopez, Health Sciences Discipline Coordinator
Dr. Kyungeh An, Health Sciences Director
We will be having a four-part Nursing Science Information session that we invite you to join. We will offer Information Sessions virtually, 6 pm-7 pm on the designated date. In each session, attendees will have an opportunity to meet with faculty, Ph.D. students, and graduates.
"In order to educate more nurses, we need nurses with Ph.D.s. Less than two percent of nurses have a Ph.D., so our students have no problem getting a job at all. ”Dr. Sara Gill, Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies