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Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing—60-Credit Option

These requirements are for students meeting the 2021-2022 catalog and after.

SUMMARY OF CREDITS

CREDIT TYPEREQUIRED CREDITS
CORE19
STATISTICS6
ELECTIVES

9-12*

DISSERTATION23-26
TOTAL60

*3 CREDITS MUST BE EITHER AN ADDITIONAL STATISTICS COURSE OR A METHODS COURSE

REQUIRED COURSEWORK

COURSECREDITSSEMESTER(S) OFFEREDLOCATION
HSC 631 - BIOSTATS I3FALLONLINE
HSC 731 - BIOSTATS II3SPRINGONLINE
NURS 810 - DOCTORAL SEMINAR1FALLON-SITE IMMERSION
NURS 815 - PHILOSOPHICAL BASIS FOR NURSING INQUIRY3

FALL

(ODD YEARS)

HYBRID
NURS 820 - THEORY DEVELOPMENT IN NURSING3

SPRING

(EVEN YEARS)

HYBRID
NURS 825 - QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS IN NURSING3

SPRING

(EVEN YEARS)

HYBRID
NURS 810 - DOCTORAL SEMINAR1FALLON-SITE IMMERSION
NURS 830 - QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN NURSING RESEARCH3

FALL

(EVEN YEARS)

HYBRID
NURS 835 - ETHICAL ISSUES INFLUENCING PRACTICE AND RESEARCH IN HEALTH2

FALL

HYBRID
NURS 845 - MEASUREMENT AND INSTRUMENT EVALUATION IN HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH3

SPRING

(ODD YEARS)

HYBRID

NURS 898D: DISSERTATION

23-26 CREDITS REQUIRED

23-26VARIABLEVARIABLE

ELECTIVE CREDITS

AS APPROVED BY THE STUDENT'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE

3 CREDITS MUST BE EITHER AN ADDITIONAL STATISTICS COURSE OR A METHODS COURSE

9-12VARIABLEVARIABLE