BSN to PhD is designed for nurses with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing. Although students completing the BSN to PhD program do not earn a masters degree in nursing, they do immerse themselves in challenging masters as well as doctoral level courses.
A Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) from a nationally accredited institution is required for applicants.
For Graduates of Foreign Universities: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) scores.
BSN to PhD Program Curriculum
Semester 1 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5309 Educator: The Foundation of Adult Learning 3 GNRS 6357 Nursing Science I 3 GNRS 6400 Concepts & Theories in Nursing 4 Semester 2 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5322 Educator: Curriculum Design 3 GNRS 6358 Nursing Science II 3 GNRS 6402 Advanced Statistics 4 Semester 3 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 5311 Program Evaluation 3 GNRS 5312 Educator: Learning Environment 3 GNRS 6361 Quantitative Data Management 3 Semester 4 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 6341 History & Philosophy 3 GNRS 5320 Educator: Teaching Practicum 3 GNRS 6348 Qualitative Research Methods 3 Semester 5 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 6346 Quantitative Research Methods 3 GNRS 6362 Pedagogy: Teaching, Research & Scholarship in the Clinical Environment 3 GNRS 6351 Qualitative Data Management 3 Semester 6 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 6347 Ethics in Health Care & Research 3 GNRS 6350 Clinical Investigations in Nursing 3 MEHU 6101 Ethics in Science 1 GNRS 6039 Research Practicum 3 Semester 7 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 6352 Survey of Instrumentation 3 GNRS 6039 Research Practicum 3 GNRS 6088 Independent Study 3 Semester 8 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 6325 Health Care Policy 3 GNRS 6337 Informatics in Transformation of Health Care 3 GNRS 6039 Research Practicum 3 Semester 9 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 6340 Doctoral Research Seminar 3 Semester 10 Course Number Course Name Hours GNRS 6099 Dissertation 9
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