Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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PhD Students: Curriculum

BSN to PhD Program (Executive Nurse Leader Focus)

Program Plan (Total Units: 69)

I. CORE COMPONENT (9 units)
PHDN 601 Philosophy of Science in Nursing (3)
PHDN 602 Theory Development in Nursing (3)
PHDN 649 Research Seminar in Health Policy (3)

II. RESEARCH COMPONENT (18 units)
PHDN 607 Applied Statistics and Quantitative Research Methods (3)
PHDN 608 Applications of Multivariate Statistics (3)
PHDN 670 Quantitative Designs in Research (3)
PHDN 676 The Practice of Qualitative Research (3)
PHDN 677 Advanced Quantitative Designs in Research (3)
PHDN 673 Introduction to Qualitative Research: Background, Processes, and Approaches (3)

III. AREA OF EMPHASIS (30 units)
MSNC 511 Evidence Based Practice: Role of Theory and Research (3)
ENLC 553 Financial Management in Health Systems (3)
HCIN 540 Introduction to Health Care Information Management (3)
ENLC 555 Resource Management in Health Systems (3)
ENLC 556 Management of Health System Care Delivery and Outcomes (3)
ENLC 557 Strategic Planning and Management of Health Systems (3)
PHDN 672 Psychometric Theory and Measurement (3)
PHDN 690 Seminar in Executive Nursing Leadership and Research (3)
PHDN 693 Research Residency (3)
Emphasis Course (3)

IV. DISSERTATION COMPONENT (12 units)
PHDN 650-655 Nursing Research Seminar (7)
PHDN 695 Dissertation (5)