Program Plan

Accelerated Nursing Ph.D.

3 Year Program Plan | Anticipated Fall 2022 (Credits: 64 - 76)

Year 1

Fall 2022
Credits
4
NURS 803:  RCRS
1
1
NURS 880:  Phil Inf&Theory Sci
3
PHDREQ 001:  Peer Seminar
0
Winter 2023
Credits
HS 852:  Linear Modeling
4
NURS 804:  Research Synthesis
2
NURS 857:  Res&Prof Dev Sem II
1
PHDREQ 001:  Peer Seminar
0
Spring/Summer 2023
Credits
NURS 595:  Clin Scholar Exp I1
3
NURS 805:  Grant Writing
2
PHDREQ 002:  Tailored Elective(s)2
1 - 4

Year 2

Fall 2023
Credits
NURS 806:  Prep Pubs
2
NURS 890:  Research Focus I
3
PHDREQ 001:  Peer Seminar
0
PHDREQ 002:  Tailored Elective(s)2
1 - 4
Winter 2024
Credits
NURS 891:  Research Focus II
3
NURS 990:  Diss-Precand3
1
PHDREQ 001:  Peer Seminar
0
PHDREQ 002:  Tailored Elective(s)2
1 - 4
Spring/Summer 2024
Credits
PHDREQ 002:  Tailored Elective(s)2
1 - 4

Year 3

Fall 2024
Credits
NURS 995:  Diss-Cand4
8
PHDREQ 001:  Peer Seminar
0
Winter 2025
Credits
NURS 995:  Diss-Cand4
8
PHDREQ 001:  Peer Seminar
0
Spring/Summer 2025
Credits
NURS 995:  Diss-Cand4
8

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Hybrid  Hybrid Course

Plan notes

Program plan content and sequencing may change based on national standards, curriculum evaluation, and the incorporation of emerging best practices for educational course delivery.

1 NURS 595 required only for BSN-PhD students with less than 6 months of practice experience.

2 Tailored Elective credit values must be equal to or greater than 9 credits and can be selected in variable credit amounts in the designated terms. Students must take a minimum of 3 analytic credits, 3 substantive credits, and 4 of the 9 must satisfy cognate requirements.

3 Students must take N990 prior or during the semester they take their comprehensive exam, but the exact timing of the course is flexible based on the students’ progress.

4 Students are required to take a minimum of 8 dissertation (NURS 995) credits.