PhD in Nursing Science Program


  Application for Fall 2021
Open August 1, 2020 through January 1, 2021
Click Here to Begin Your Application

Why Choose Vanderbilt?

  • Competitive financial awards. Learn more about financial awards including VUSN Service-Free Tuition Scholarships and VUSN Stipends.
  • An innovative, state-of-the-art curriculum that includes emphasis on both clinical and health services research for all students
  • Nationally recognized faculty from diverse backgrounds with broad arrays of programs of research
  • A personalized plan of study tailored to your research interest
  • Strong mentorship and small classes that allow individual attention
  • Blended Learning Format - our course work is delivered using both face-to-face and technology driven instruction with limited on-campus visits.
  • Multiple opportunities to work with diverse and interdisciplinary scholars and researchers from across the Vanderbilt campus and nation
  • The Vanderbilt credential is recognized in the health care sector around the world
  • We will only accept you if we have the faculty actively engaged in your area of research

PhD Webinar Schedule for 2020-2021

Our webinars include information concerning overview of the PhD in Nursing Science Program, program format, application process and components and funding. View a previously recorded webinar (September 16, 2020).