University of New Mexico

PhD in Nursing

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The UNM College of Nursing PhD Program prepares nurses to become researchers and scholars in academia, health policy, and health care settings.  The PhD Program provides students the opportunity to explore the health care needs of underserved and vulnerable populations (especially women, youth, and families) through substantive area and elective coursework.  Students may select a focus area for their dissertation within the College priorities of rural health, disease prevention, and health promotion, or an area based on student’s nursing background, interests, and goals.

PhD students may pursue an individualized plan of study or concentration in Health Policy (if accepted to the concentration).  The student’s advisor and Committee of Studies will guide the student in selecting coursework that will help meet personal, professional, and scholarship needs.

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

Marie Lobo
Research Team
Telephone: (505) 272-2637

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