PhD in Nursing Science Program

 

  Application for Fall 2021
Open August 1, 2020 through January 1, 2021
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Curriculum Overview

The PhD in Nursing Science program prepares scholars for research and academic careers in major universities and public or private sectors of healthcare. All students receive study in the areas of clinical and health services research.

Fall Year 1

Course Number Course Name Credits
NRSC 8305 Informatics and Scholarly Inquiry 2
NRSC 8306 Research Design and Statistics I 3
NRSC 8313 Theories of Science 2
NRSC 8368 Contextual Nature of Health and Health Behaviors 2

Spring Year 1

Course Number Course Name Credits
NRSC 8301 Foundations in Research: Concepts, Theories, and Approaches

2

NRSC 8304 Ethical and Legal Issues of Research 2
NRSC 8307 Research Design and Statistics II 3
NRSC 8380 Knowledge Synthesis in Nursing Science 3

Summer Year 1

Course Number Course Name Credits
NRSC 8308 Research Design and Statistics III 3
NRSC 8352 Measurement in Research 3
NRSC 8394 Qualitative Research Methods 3

Fall Year 2

Course Number Course Name Credits
NRSC 8309 Special Topics in Quantitative Methods 2
NRSC 8312 Programs of Research and Grantsmanship 2
NRSC 8353 Designing and Testing Interventions 2
NRSC 8382 Introductions to Health Services Research 2

Spring Year 2

Course Number Course Name Credits
NRSC 8302 Advanced Doctoral Seminar I 1
NRSC 8310 Health, Healthcare, Research and Public Health 2
NRSC 8311 Role of Scientist in Academe, Community and World 1
NRSC 8395 Research Practicum 2
  Elective/Independent Study 3

Summer Year 2

Course Number Course Name Credits
NRSC 8303 Advanced Doctoral Seminar II 1
NRSC 8395 Research Practicum 2
  Elective/Independent Study 3