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Graduate Student Spotlight

Nursing PhD

Erin GibsonStudent Name: Erin Gibson

Program: Nursing PhD

Hometown: Lubbock, TX

Undergraduate Institution: Lubbock Christian University

Graduation Year: 2010

Why did you choose to attend UT Tyler?

Working full-time I needed an online doctoral program that not only would help me reach my terminal degree, but a program that was highly reputable. The doctoral program at UT Tyler also ranked in the top 5 on consumer reports.

What are your career goals and how does your graduate program support them?

As an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, my goals include becoming a nurse scholar that will conduct research to inform nursing practice. The PhD in Nursing program at UT Tyler has exceptional faculty that support, guide, and encourage you to become an independent researcher.

What do you like most about UT Tyler?

Although it is an online program, the faculty are easily accessible and have designed the curriculum to provide you with the highest quality education. The culture and reputation of the PhD in Nursing program are phenomenal.

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