Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

Drop Shadow

Post-Master’s Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program

Admission Criteria

  • MSN degree from an approved, accredited school
  • Graduate grade-point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of the University Application for the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program
  • One official transcript from each college or university attended
  • Three professional recommendations (including two from nurses with doctoral degrees)
  • An example of scholarly writing (thesis, article, paper)
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Resume/CV
  • Interview (only qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview based on initial review of their application)
  • International applicants must meet additional requirements for admission http://www.sandiego.edu/admissions/graduate/international/

The priority application deadline is February 1 for fall admission. All materials must be received by the priority deadline to receive priority consideration.

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