PhD in Nursing Science Program

We're excited you are considering our online/distance nursing doctoral program designed to prepare scholars for research and academic careers in public or private sectors of health care. Graduates of our program conduct and disseminate research that responds to regional, national, and international priorities. Our faculty is committed to preparing nurse scholars who can lead the nation in extending the body of nursing knowledge.

We provide a collegial and supportive environment with close faculty interaction. Our atmosphere is unique, stimulating and includes rich mentoring experiences. We encourage you to take the time to learn more about our program, faculty, and the many resources Vanderbilt has to offer.

PhD Webinar Schedule for 2017-2018
Registration opens three weeks before each webinar
All webinars are held 12:00-1:00 PM Central Time

  • July 19
  • August 16
  • September 20
  • November 15
  • January 17

PhD Block/Intensives Academic Year 2016-2017


PhD Block/Intensives Academic Year 2017-2018

  • Fall Semester 2017: August 28 – September 1 (Mon – Fri)
  • Spring Semester 2018: January 8 – 11 (Mon – Thurs)
  • Summer Semester 2018: May 7 – 10 (Mon – Thurs)

Meet Our Students