A total of 69 credit hours - 57 credit hours of coursework and 12 credit hours of dissertation research are required in the PhD program curriculum. A maximum of 18 semester hours of course work from the master's degree program in nursing may be accepted and applied without charge toward the total 69 credit hours required.
|Master's Degree Coursework||18|
|NR-600||Theory Development in Nursing||3|
|NR-601||Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Reduction of Health Disparities||3|
|NR-602||Measurement of Nursing Variables||3|
|NR-603||Nursing Issues and Leadership Strategies||2|
|NR-604||Research Issues in the Care of Acutely and Chronically Ill Populations||3|
|NR-609||Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research||3|
|NR-610||Qualitative Methods in Nursing Research||3|
|NR-612||Issues of Scientific Integrity in Nursing and Health Research||1|
|NR-613||Knowledge Development in Nursing: Philosophical Perspectives||3|
|Area of Concentration (cognate)||9|
Completion of a graduate course in Analysis of Variance and Experimental Design, or equivalent, within the last five years is a program prerequisite. The prerequisite must be completed by the start of the program.
Sample schedules for study: