PhD Core Curriculum

PhD core curriculum
Minimum required courses

  Nursing Core Courses (all 10 courses must be taken)  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 909   Health Care Policy   3  
  NRSG 917   State of the Science (Cognate #1)   6  
  NRSG 930   Socialization to the Scholarly Role   3  
  NRSG 931   Transformational Leadership   3  
  NRSG 932   Philosophy of Nursing Science   3  
  NRSG 933   Theory Development in Health Sciences   3  
  NRSG 934   Qualitative Research Methods   3  
  NRSG 935   Quantitative Research Methods   3  
  NRSG 936   Research Practicum   3  
  NRSG 937   Proposal Development & Grant Administration   3  
  Total Credits     33  
  Statistics Courses  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  BIOS 806   Biostatistics I (offered by the College of Public Health)   3  
  BIOS 808   Biostatistics II (offered by the College of Public Health)   3  
  Total Credits     6 (39)  
  Cognates  
  Course   Title   Credits  
      Three additional courses from other disciplines and/or nursing in areas of concentration study   9  
  Total Credits     9 (48)  
  Dissertation  
  Course   Title   Credits  
  NRSG 998   Doctoral Seminar (every Fall and Spring semester between completion of core courses and final defense)   2 Minimum  
  NRSG 999   Doctoral Dissertation   12 Minimum  
  Total Credits     62  
 

Total required credits


  Traditional PhD   62 + cr
  Fast Track BSN to PhD   80 + cr
 

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