Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science
Are you ready to level the playing field? Earn your Ph.D. at Texas Woman's University and you’ll receive the advanced nursing knowledge, investigative aptitude, and management skills needed to earn a spot at the leadership table for health care whether it’s in a hospital, clinical, or classroom setting.
Texas Woman's University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science (Ph.D.) program is for the nurse ready to assume or further a leadership position. A Ph.D. demonstrates ability to integrate nursing knowledge with that of other health care disciplines to research and solve problems as well as to teach and mentor other nurses.
Realizing that students have different needs and varying learning styles, TWU offers two formats for earning a Ph.D. in Nursing Science. At the Denton campus, the Ph.D. program is offered 100% online and has received the Quality Matters Implementation Plan award for online learning.
A hybrid program incorporating both face-to-face and online classes is available at our Houston campus.
In both campus formats, students may attend either full time or part time.
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Candidates for admission to the Phd. in Nursing Science program are required to meet the general requirements for admission to the graduate school and additional requirements within the graduate catalog.
Effective Fall 2018 the GRE or MAT is no longer required for admission to graduate nursing programs.
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