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Program of Study for Full-Time Students in Education Option

Year 1

Fall I (9 hours) Hours
601 Philosophy & Theory 3
610 Nursing Science Seminar 3
511 Statistics 3
Spring I (9 hours)
603 Nursing Research & Inquiry 3
577 Statistics 3
605 Middle Range Theory 3
Summer I (9 hours)
566 Education Principles & Strategies 3
Cognate Course (College of Education) 3
Cognate Course (College of Education) 3

Year 2

Fall II (9 hours) Hours
608 Quantitative Nursing Research 3
613 Management of Complex Systems 3
Cognate Course (College of Education) 3
Spring II (6 hours)
607 Qualitative Nursing Research 3
611 Advanced Quantitative Nursing Research 3
Summer II (6–9 hours)
578 Technology in Health Professions Education 3
609 Research Practicum 3
614 Preceptorship (optional) 3

Year 3

Fall III (9 hours) Hours
606 Grant Writing 3
612 Health Policy 3
565 Nursing Education Practicum 3
Spring III (12 hours)
600 Dissertation* 12
Summer III (12 hours)
600 Dissertation* 12

*Note: 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.


Program of Study for Part-Time Students in Education Option

Year 1

Fall I (6 hours) Hours
601 Philosophy & Knowledge Dev 3
610 Nursing Science Seminar 3
Spring I (6 hours)
603 Nursing Research & Inquiry 3
605 Middle Range Theory 3
Summer I (6 hours)
566 Educational Principles & Strategies 3

Education Cognate Course

3

Year 2

Fall II (6 hours) Hours
511 Statistics 3
608 Quantitative Nursing Research 3
Spring II (6 hours)
607 Qualitative Nursing Research 3

577 Statistics

3
Summer II (6–9 hours)
578 Technology in Health Professions Education 3
614 Preceptorship (optional) 3

Year 3

Fall III (6 hours) Hours
613 Management of Complex Systems 3
606 Grant Writing 3
Spring III (6 hours)
611 Advanced Quantitative Nursing Research 3
565 Teaching Practicum 3
Summer III (6–9 hours)
609 Research Practicum 3
Education Cognate Course* 3

Year 4

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

*Note: If cognate not completed.

**Note: Time required for completion of a dissertation is quite variable, dependent upon the topic, methodology, resources, and other life responsibilities of the doctoral candidate.


Program of Study for Full-Time Students Pursuing Cognates Other Than Education

(e.g. Public Health, Child & Family Studies, Psychology)

Year 1

Fall I (9 hours) Hours
601 Philosophy & Theory 3
610 Nursing Science Seminar 3
531 Statistics 3
Spring I (9 hours)
603 Nursing Research & Inquiry 3
577 Statistics 3
605 Middle Range Theory 3
Summer I (6 hours)
Cognate Course 3
Cognate Course 3

Year 2

Fall II (9 hours) Hours
608 Quantitative Nursing Research 3

613 Management of Complex Systems

3
Cognate Course* 3
Spring II (6 hours)
607 Qualitative Nursing Research 3
611 Advanced Quantitative Nursing Research 3
Summer II (3–6 hours)
609 Research Practicum 3
614 Preceptorship (required for students earning Health Policy Certificate, otherwise optional) 3

Year 3

Fall III (6 hours) Hours

606 Grant Writing

3
612 Health Policy 3
Spring III (12 hours)
600 Dissertation** 12
Summer III (12 hours)
600 Dissertation** 12

*Note: If cognate not completed.

**Note: 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.


Program of Study for Part-Time Students Pursuing Cognates Other Than Education

Year 1

Fall I (6 hours) Hours
601 Philosophy & Theory 3
610 Nursing Science Seminar 3
Spring I (6 hours)
603 Nursing Research & Inquiry 3
605 Middle Range Theory 3
Summer I (6 hours)
Cognate Course 3
Cognate Course 3

Year 2

Fall II (6 hours) Hours
511 Statistics 3
608 Quantitative Nursing Research 3
Spring II (6 hours)
607 Qualitative Nursing Research 3

577 Statistics

3
Summer II (3–6 hours)
Cognate Course and/or 3
614 Preceptorship (optional) 3

Year 3

Fall III (6 hours) Hours
613 Management of Complex Systems 3
606 Grant Writing 3
Spring III (3 hours)
611 Advanced Quantitative Nursing Research 3
Summer III (3 hours)
609 Research Practicum 3

Year 4

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

*Note: Time required for completion of a dissertation is quite variable, dependent upon the topic, methodology, resources, and other life responsibilities of the doctoral candidate.


For course descriptions, see the Graduate Catalog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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