Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

Drop Shadow

BSN to PhD Program

Curriculum Plan (Executive Nurse Leader Focus)


Fall Semester, Year One

MSNC 511 Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research 3 units
ENLC 556 Management of Health System Care Delivery and Outcomes 3 units
HCIN 540 Introduction to Health Care Information Management 3 units


Spring Semester, Year One

ENLC 555 Resource Management in Health Systems 3 units
ENLC 557 Strategic Planning and Management of Health Systems 3 units


Summer Session, Year One

ENLC 553 Financial Management in Health Systems 3 units


Fall Semester, Year Two

PHDN 601 Philosophy of Science in Nursing 3 units
PHDN 602 Theory Development in Nursing 3 units
PHDN 650 Nursing Research Seminar I 1 unit


Spring Semester, Year Two

PHDN 649 Research Seminar in Health Policy 3 units
PHDN 673 Introduction to Qualitative Research: Background, Processes and Approaches 3 units
PHDN 651 Nursing Research Seminar II 1 unit


Summer Session, Year two

PHDN 690 Seminar in Executive Nursing Leadership and Research 3 units
PHDN 693 Research Residency 3 units


Completion of Requirements for Master in Science in Nursing Degree


Fall Semester, Year Three

PHDN 607 Applied Statistics and Quantitative Research Methods 3 units
PHDN 670 Quantitative Designs in Research 3 units
PHDN 652 Nursing Research Seminar III 1 unit


Spring Semester, Year Three

PHDN 608 Applications of Multivariate Statistics 3 units
PHDN 677 Advanced Quantitative Designs in Research 3 units
PHDN 653 Nursing Research Seminar IV 2 units


Summer Session, Year Three

Emphasis course 3 units


Fall Semester, Year Four

PHDN 672 Psychometrics 3 units
OR
Emphasis course 3 units
PHDN 654 Nursing Research Seminar V 1 unit


Spring Semester, Year Four

PHDN 655 Nursing Research Seminar VI 1 unit
PHDN 695 Dissertation 5 units