Curriculum Requirements

Core (15 credits)
NURS 903 Philosophy of Science (3 credits)
NURS 907 Theory Development (3 credits)
THEO 625 or PHIL 621 Bioethics (3 credits)
NURS 922 Doctoral Research Practicum (3 credits)
NURS 926 Health Policy (3 credits)

Research (22 credits)
NURS 916 Seminar in Nursing Scholarship (1 credit)
NURS 805 Advanced Statistics and Research Methods in Healthcare (3 credits)
NURS 806 Multivariate Statistics in Healthcare Research (3 credits)
NURS 908 Qualitative Research in Nursing (3 credits)
NURS 909 Quantitative Research in Nursing (3 credits)
NURS 923 Clinical Problems I: Theoretical Considerations (3 credits)
NURS 924 Clinical Problems II: Design Considerations (3 credits)
NURS 930 Seminar in Research Proposals (3 credits)

Supporting Courses
Courses supporting the dissertation topic (6 credits)
Courses supporting professional goals (3-6 credits)

Suggested course of study plan