PhD in Nursing Sciences

 The College of Nursing offers several options for research-focused doctoral studies in nursing. Select a program to learn more.

The PhD in Nursing Science prepares nurse scholars to develop and conduct scientific research that advances the theoretical foundation of nursing practice and health care
delivery. It is also the gateway to a career in nursing education, where qualified faculty members are greatly needed to alleviate a growing nursing faculty shortage.

  • BSN to PhD: Accelerated program to allow motivated BSN students to earn a PhD in Nursing Sciences at a faster pace.
  • MSN to PhD: MSN to PhD program prepares scientists, scholars and leaders in nursing. Comprehensive research preparation with one of the strongest cores of nursing research faculty in Florida.