Online PhD Course Plan

 

The foundation for the academic program in nursing is comprised of three areas: the development of nursing knowledge, the application of that knowledge, and the context of health systems and social policy. Successful completion of 49 graduate credits will complete the doctoral degree.

 

Summer

Fall

Spring

Year 1

Nurs 779
Multivariate Statistics (3 cr)

Nurs 801
Foundations of Inquiry for Health Research
(3 cr)

 

 

Nurs 890
Issues in Scholarship
(3 cr)

Nurs 802
Science of Nursing (3 cr)

 

 

 

Nurs 881
Measurement in Health Research (2 cr)

Nurs 882
Qualitative Methods in Health Research (3 cr)

Nurs 889
Practicum in Nursing Research (1-2 cr)

 

Year 2

Nurs 883
Quantitative Methods in Health Research (3 cr)

Specialty Course (3 cr)

 

 

 

 

Nurs 820
Analysis of Nursing Phenomena (3 cr)

Nurs 886
Advanced Qualitative Research OR
Specialty Course (3 cr)

Nurs 899
Practicum in Nursing Research (1-2 cr)

 

Nurs 885
Advanced Quantitative Research OR
Specialty Course (3 cr)

Ad Ldsp 757
Principals and Foundations of Adult Education (3 cr)

 

 

 

Year 3

Nurs 803
Health Policy (3 cr)

Nurs 779
Integrative Studies (3 cr)

Nurs 899
Practicum in Nursing Research (1-3 cr)

 

 

*Dissertation

 

 

Year 4

*Dissertation

*Dissertation *Dissertation


*Completion of dissertation varies