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Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing. The Nursing PhD program prepares nurses to make substantial contributions to nursing theory, scholarship, research, and practice. The goal is preparation of researchers in a defined area of nursing inquiry. The PhD program accepts students from around the globe. Courses are offered utilizing internet-based synchronous videoconferencing technology. Students are expected to attend and participate in all scheduled synchronous videoconferencing classes, on-campus week-long immersions, and specified research conferences. The amount of time required to complete the program is based on the student.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

For Questions related to WRGP resident tuition rates and process:

Deidre Schoenfeld, Student Funding Project Administrator or (801) 585-1671

For Questions related to Academic Program (application and program info):

Carrie Radmall, Associate Director, PhD Advisor or  (801) 581-8798

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