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Sample Plan

Total hours required:† 60 credit hours beyond the Masterís degree, including 6 hours for dissertation.

Major: 30 hours plus dissertation.†

Major courses include: †

NURS 6023† Philosophy of Nursing Science

NURS 6002† Multicultural Nursing

NURS 6053† Exploring Scholarship

NURS 6033† Ethical Dimensions of Nursing

NURS 6043† Power, Policy, and Politics

NURS 6004† Theory and Foundations of Nursing Research

NURS 6014† Theory and Methods of Quantitative Research

NURS 6024† Theory and Methods of Qualitative Research

NURS 6034† Research/ Theory Synthesis†

Free Electives: 18 hours

Womenís Health Elective: 3 hours

Education Elective: 3 hours

Research Tools:† To complete the first research tool requirement, students must take statistics.† The student must complete 6 hours of graduate level statistics.† To complete the second research tool, the student must take 6 semester hours from one of the following areas:† Informatics in Health Care, Global Citizenship, Professional Writing, Instrumentation, Population Health & Epidemiology, or Information Retrieval.†

Credit hours for research tools do not count toward the total hours required for the degree.

Degree Plans

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