Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

Drop Shadow

Post-Master’s Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program

Curriculum Plan


Fall Semester, Year One

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 One

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 One

Emphasis Course 3 units


Fall Semester, Year Two

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 Two

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 Two

Emphasis Course 3 units


Fall Semester, Year Three

Emphasis Course 3 units
PHDN 654 Nursing Research Seminar V 1 unit
PHDN 676 The Practice of Qualitative Research 3 units
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Emphasis Course


Spring Semester, Year Three

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