Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Everything you need to know about the PhD program.

  • What's the purpose of doctoral education?
  • What are the curriculum requirements for the doctoral program of study?
  • How many units is the doctoral program?
  • What is the application deadline? What are the requirements?
  • What are the requirements for international applicants?
  • What should be included in the personal statement of career goals?
  • What is the length of the program?
  • Is the program offered in a distance format?
  • Are financial aid and/or scholarships available?
  • What are the career opportunities for a PhD prepared nurse?
  • Is there a pathway for those who hold the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree?