Prepare for a nursing research career in an academic, clinical or health system setting with the power to transform the health of patients, families and communities.
This degree is designed to prepare graduates for a lifetime of intellectual inquiry through creative scholarship and research. Students in this doctoral program acquire the knowledge and skills to conduct research that will contribute to furthering nursing science, practice, education and administration.
Earn a doctoral degree with generous tuition support and executive-style weekend course delivery.
Learn from mentored research experiences and electives that lead to dissertation preparation and defense.
Enjoy mixed curriculum delivery within an executive-style program integrating monthly campus sessions.
Learn and Work
Join a flexible and rigorous Ph.D. education with convenient online learning that allows you to continue working.
What You’ll Study
The curriculum includes courses in nursing research roles, theories and methods. Beyond the core curriculum, develop an individual course of study, including mentored research experiences and elective courses that lead to the preparation and defense of a dissertation.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Gathering and analyzing information for decision-making or problem-solving purposes
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Nursing Scientist
- Nursing Scholar
- Academic Faculty Member
- Nursing Science
- Health Care