Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze and critique concepts as a basis for theory synthesis and testing that build upon the current state of the science.
  2. Formulate a nursing research question that is health outcomes focused and reflects current understanding of philosophy of science in nursing.
  3. Complete an original nursing research investigation.
  4. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge in a variety of research methods and expertise in one method.
  5. Critically analyze evidence and provide leadership to advocate for policy change or address social justice and equity in health care at the local, regional, national and/or global level.
  6. Disseminate dissertation research findings through publications and presentations.