Plan of Study (PhD Program)

POST-MASTERS PhD PROGRAM
FULL TIME PROGRAM PLAN OF STUDY  

Courses Credits
Fall Semester 1            Year 1  
  • NURS 8045 Introduction to Advanced Nursing Research
3
  • NURS 8035 Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Nursing
3
  • NURS 8120 Univariate Statistical Methods for Research Scientists
3
Spring Semester 2       Year 1  
  • NURS 8012 Qualitative Research Methods
3
  • NURS 8040 Theory Construction
3
  • NURS 8140 Multivariate Statistical Methods for Research Scientists
3
Summer Semester 3    Year 1  
Preliminary Examination  
  • NURS 8205 Leadership, Research Ethics & Policy or NURS 8100 Health in Vulnerable Populations
3
  • Area of Concentration course*
3
Fall Semester 4            Year 2  
  • NURS 8050 Quantitative Research Methods I
3
  • CNHP 8200 Instrument Evaluation & Construction
3
  • Area of concentration course*
3
Spring Semester 5       Year 2  
  • NURS 8051 Quantitative Research Methods II
3
  • NURS 8001 Epidemiology for Health Professionals
3
  • Area of concentration course*
3
Summer Semester 6    Year 2  
  • NURS 8205 Leadership, Research Ethics & Policy or NURS 8100 Health in Vulnerable Populations
3
  • Area of concentration course*
3
Dissertation                 Year 3  
  • NURS 9000 Dissertation Proposal
3
  • NURS 9990 Dissertation (3 credits per semester to total 9 credit hours)
9
Note:  * Area of concentration courses are selected with the guidance of the PhD Advisory Committee. **The PhD program is a total of 60 credits hours in length.

 

POST-MASTERS PhD PROGRAM
PART TIME PROGRAM PLAN OF STUDY

Courses Credits
Fall Semester 1            Year 1  
•        Nurs 8045 Introduction to Advanced Nursing Research 3
•        Nurs 8035 Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations in Nursing 3
Spring Semester 2       Year 1  
•        Nurs 8012 Qualitative Research Methods 3
•        Nurs 8040 Theory Construction 3
Summer Semester 3    Year 1  
•        NURS 8205 Leadership, Research Ethics & Policy or NURS 8100 Health in Vulnerable Populations 3
•        Area of concentration course* 3
Fall Semester 4            Year 2  
•        CNHP 8200 Instrument Evaluation & Construction 3
•        NURS 8120 Univariate Statistical Methods for Research Scientists 3
Spring Semester 5       Year 2  
•        NURS 8001 Epidemiology for Health Professionals 3
•        NURS 8140 Multivariate Statistical Method for Research Scientists 3
Summer Semester 6    Year 2  
Preliminary Examination  
•       NURS 8205 Leadership, Research Ethics & Policy or NURS 8100 Health in Vulnerable Populations 3
•        Area of concentration course* 3
Fall Semester 7            Year 3  
•        NURS 8050 Quantitative Research Methods I 3
•        Area of concentration course* 3
Spring Semester 8       Year 3  
•        NURS 8051 Quantitative Research Methods II 3
•        Area of concentration course* 3
Dissertation                  Year 4  
•        NURS 9000 Dissertation Proposal 3
•        NURS 9990 Dissertation (3 hours per semester for minimum of 9 hours) 9

Note:  * Area of concentration courses are selected with the guidance of the PhD Advisory Committee.

**The PhD program is a total of 60 credits hours in length.

 

BSN-PhD PROGRAM TRACK
FULL TIME PROGRAM PLAN OF STUDY

Courses Credits
Fall Semester 1 Year 1  
  • NURS 8045 Introduction to Advanced Nursing Research
3
  • NURS 8035 Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations of Nursing
3
  • NURS 8120 Univariate Statistical Methods for Research Scientists
3
Spring Semester 2          Year 1  
  • NURS 8012 Qualitative Research Methods
3
  • NURS 8040 Theory Construction
3
  • NURS 8140 Multivariate Statistical Methods for Research Scientists
3
Summer Semester 3       Year 1  
Preliminary Examination  
  • NURS 8205 Leadership, Research Ethics & Policy or NURS 8100 Health in Vulnerable Populations
3
  • NURS 8700 Scholarly Writing or CNHP 8100 Grant Writing
3
Fall Semester 4  Year 2  
  • NURS 8050 Quantitative Research Methods I
3
  • SNHP 8200 Instrument Evaluation & Construction
3
  • Area of concentration course*
3
Spring Semester 5          Year 2  
  • NURS 8051 Quantitative Research Methods II
3
  • NURS 8001 Epidemiology for Health Professionals
3
  • Area of concentration course*
3
Summer Semester 6       Year 2  
  • NURS 8205 Leadership, Research Ethics & Policy or NURS 8100 Health in Vulnerable Populations
3
  • CNHP 8500 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
3
Fall Semester 7            Year 3  
  • CNHP 7800 Interprofessional Collaboration
3
  • NURS 8240 Advanced Data Management
3
  • Area of concentration course*
3
Spring Semester 8      Year 3  
  • Area of concentration course*
3
  • NURS 9000 Dissertation Proposal
3
Dissertation                   Summer Semester Year 3 & Year 4  
  • NURS 9990 Dissertation (3 credits per semester to total 9 credit hours)
9
Note:  * Area of concentration courses are selected with the guidance of the PhD Advisory Committee. **The BSN-PhD program is a total of 72 credits hours in length.


BSN-PhD PROGRAM TRACK
PART TIME PROGRAM PLAN OF STUDY

Courses Credits
Fall Semester 1  Year 1  
•        Nurs 8045 Introduction to Advanced Nursing Research 3
•        Nurs 8035 Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations in Nursing 3
Spring Semester 2          Year 1  
•        Nurs 8012 Qualitative Research Methods 3
•        Nurs 8040 Theory Construction 3
Summer Semester 3       Year 1  
•        NURS 8205 Leadership, Research Ethics & Policy or NURS 8100 Health in Vulnerable Populations 3
•        NURS 8700 Scholarly Writing or CNHP 8100 Grant Writing 3
Fall Semester 4  Year 2  
•        CNHP 8200 Instrument Evaluation & Construction 3
•        NURS 8120 Univariate Statistical Methods for Research Scientists 3
Spring Semester 5          Year 2  
•        NURS 8001 Epidemiology for Health Professionals 3
•        NURS 8140 Multivariate Statistical Method for Research Scientists 3
Summer Semester 6       Year 2  
Preliminary Examination  
•       NURS 8205 Leadership, Research Ethics & Policy or NURS 8100 Health in Vulnerable Populations 3
  • CNHP 8500 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
3
Fall Semester 7  Year 3  
•        NURS 8050 Quantitative Research Methods I 3
•        CNHP 7800 Interprofessional Collaboration 3
Spring Semester 8          Year 3  
•        NURS 8051 Quantitative Research Methods II 3
•        Area of concentration course* 3
Summer Semester 9       Year 3  
•        Area of concentration course* 3
•        Area of concentration course* 3
Fall Semester 10            Year 4  
  • NURS 8240 Advanced Data Management
3
  • Area of concentration course*
3
Dissertation                    Year 4  
•        NURS 9000 Dissertation Proposal 3
•        NURS 9990 Dissertation (3 hours per semester for minimum of 9 hours) 9

Note:  * Area of concentration courses are selected with the guidance of the PhD Advisory Committee.

**The BSN-PhD program is a total of 72 credits hours in length.