Earn your Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing at Augusta University! This program promotes a rigorous and modern curriculum, a validated hybrid/online delivery, excellent mentoring and teaching by faculty, extensive research experiences, and committed peers. Full and part time options featuring research related to family epigenetics discovery and interventions, community-based participatory methodologies, and nursing competency development. Tailored for research knowledge and skill development. Dissertation research may occur at approved sites near home or work.
The program emphasizes interdisciplinary knowledge development and dissemination through biobehavioral nursing research. Our faculty are involved in ground-breaking research in such vital areas as health disparities, cancer prevention and control, cardiovascular risk reduction, and smoking cessation.
Plan of Study
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.