Nursing Doctoral Programs

 
The UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing develops scholars and scientists for all roles.  The two doctoral degrees, DNP and PhD, represent the highest academic preparation in clinical nursing and research/teaching

BS to DNP ProgramThis program is for baccalaureate prepared nurses who want to earn the highest academic degree in clinical nursing.
Application Deadline: Priority given to those who complete their candidate file by February 1 and October 1.
Admission: Fall and spring semesters

Online DNP (Post Master's) Program
This program is for master's prepared advanced practice nurses who want to earn the highest academic degree in clinical nursing.
Students are admitted as a cohort and progress with scheduled course offerings.
Application Deadline: Priority given to those who complete their candidate file by February 1.
Admission: Fall semester
 
This program is offered by the Lubar School of Business and the College of Nursing collaboratively. It is designed to provide a combined nursing and business curriculum to strengthen the graduate's performance as a leader and manager in nursing and health care administration.

BS to PhD Program This program is for baccalaureate prepared nurses who want to earn the highest academic nursingdegree as scientists and scholars.    
Application Deadline: Priority given to those who complete their candidate file by October 1.
Admission: Spring semester

On–Campus PhD Program

This program is for master's prepared nurses who want to earn the highest acadmic nursing degree as scientists and scholars.
Courses are taught one day a week for both full and part-time students.
Application Deadline: Priority given to those who complete their candidate file by February 1.
Admission: Fall semester

Online PhD ProgramThis program is for master's prepared nurses who want to earn the highest academic nursing degree as scientists and scholars.
Students are admitted as a cohort and progress with scheduled course offerings.

Application Deadline: Priority given to those who complete their candidate file by November 1, even years.
Admission: Summer semester, odd years.


Scholarships available for PhD students with a focus in:
   - Pathophysiology
   - Informatics
   - Self-management
   - Gerontology

One year scholarships available with additional opportunities for funding.  For more information please call 414.229.5047.