PhD Theresa Hardy

Pictured: Theresa Hardy, National Institute of Nursing Research Predoctoral Fellowship awardee shown at the Midwest Nursing Research Society PhD poster session


GRADUATE PROGRAMS

ACCN Guide to Graduate Nursing Program

 

The central purpose of the Ph.D. program in nursing is to prepare nurse-scientists as teacher/scholars with an emphasis on knowledge development related to vulnerable populations. Graduates of this program will advance nursing and health care through teaching, research and leadership.

The Ph.D. program includes course work in nursing science, research and statistics, teaching, cognates, and a dissertation. The program may be completed on a full- or part-time basis. Several sources of financial assistance, including scholarships, are available.

Program objectives

Students will be able to:

Admission requirements

Post-baccalaureate entry Ph.D. program admission requirements Post-M.S.N. entry Ph.D. program admission requirements

Prerequisites:
R.N. licensure
Bachelor’s degree (in any discipline)
GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale
Statistics course, which included inferential analysis, within pastfive years
Acceptable GRE scores
Acceptable TOEFL scores (international applicants only)
Three letters of reference
Goal statement
Personal interview

 

Prerequisites:
R.N. licensure
Master’s degree in nursing
GPA of 3.4 on 4.0 scale
Statistics course, which included inferential analysis, within past five years
Graduate-level research course Acceptable GRE scores
Acceptable TOEFL scores (international applicants only)
Three letters of reference
Goal statement
Personal interview

 

 

Applicants may be denied admission to the Ph.D. program because of space constraints. An applicant must be licensed as a professional nurse. An R.N. with a bachelor’s degree in another field, a direct-entry student or a master’s student may apply to the Ph.D. program. Programs of study may vary in length and are tailored according to previous course work.


Ph.D. credit requirements depending on entering degree (includes sample full- and part-time curriculum plans)

Dr. Marilyn Frenn PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FTOS, FAAN
Professor & Director of Ph.D. Program
(414) 288-3845
marilyn.frenn@marquette.edu

Tionne Reed
Program and Communication Coordinator
(414) 288-3869
tionne.reed@marquette.edu

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