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BSN to PhD

Nursing Administration

Year 1

Fall I (9 hours) Hours
510 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing 3
589 Human Resource Management 3
594 Health System Quality Management 3
Spring I (9 hours)
501 Nursing Research 3
590 Nursing Administration I 6

Year 2

Fall II (12 hours) Hours
601 Philosophy and Theory 3
610 State of the Science Seminar 3
591 Nursing Administration II 6
Spring II (9 hours)
603 Nursing Research and Inquiry 3
605 Middle Range Theory 3
Cognate Course 3
Summer II (6 hours)
511 Statistics 3
Cognate Course 3

Year 3

Fall III (9 hours) Hours
608 Quantitative Nursing Research 3
613 Management of Complex Systems 3
595 Healthcare Finance 3
Spring III (9 hours)
607 Qualitative Nursing Research 3
611 Advanced Quantitative Nursing Research 3
577 Multivariate Statistics 3
Summer III (6 hours)
609 Research Practicum Nursing 3
614 Preceptorship 3

Year 4

Fall IV (6 hours) Hours
612 Health Policy 3
606 Grant Writing 3
Spring IV (12 hours)
600 Dissertation** 12
Summer IV (12 hours)
600 Dissertation** 12

Note: The university requires 24 hours of N600, which can be allocated across semesters according to the level of involvement in the research each semester. Time required for completion of a dissertation is quite variable, dependent upon the topic, methodology, resources, and other life responsibilities of the doctoral candidate. Nine months to a year is probably a minimum. Continuous registration in N600 is required until completion.

**Comprehensive examination in January, followed by admission to candidacy and pursuit of the dissertation research.

 

Detailed showcases for family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, and psychiatric mental health nursing can be found in the PhD Handbook.

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