UT Tyler School of Nursing

PhD in Nursing

The University of Texas at Tyler School of Nursing online PhD program offers a rigorous curriculum designed to transition clinicians to scholars.

Earn Your PhD Degree Entirely Online

The doctorate in nursing degree is offered entirely online except for late spring workshops for new and returning students. New students begin the program in late spring.

Degrees Offered:

  • BSN to PhD
  • MSN to PhD

Research Focused Nursing Degree

With a focus on health and communities (rural communities, communities of practice , and communities of scholars) and built on a model of strengths, the PhD in Nursing prepares leaders to:

  • Design and conduct research that contributes to the advancement of nursing science and health innovations
  • Conduct culturally sensitive research to guide evidence-based practice
  • Incorporate research outcomes to formulate policies pertinent to nursing and global health
  • Disseminate innovative and creative strategies to improve health through nursing research, practice, and education

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