Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing


Plan of Study

Program Outcomes

  • Critically evaluate behavioral and biological theories of health and illness.
  • Generate, test, and extend knowledge of linkages between behavioral and biological dimensions of health and illness.
  • Design basic and clinical nursing studies to investigate behavioral and biological phenomena within a selected area.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary approaches to generate and apply scientific knowledge.
  • Apply leadership strategies to address ethical, political, economic and socio-cultural issues in nursing.

Applicant Profile

Our PhD program is designed for advanced students interested in working closely with faculty mentors in nursing and related disciplines within the context of established programs of research.