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PhD Program Course Work

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SemesterCourseTitleCredits
Summer INURS 524Foundations of Methodological Applications for Health Sciences 2
NURS 535Philosophy of Nursing Science 3
NURS 536Theory and Science of Nursing I 3
Semester Credits8
Fall INURS 526Analytical Foundations for Health Sciences 3
NURS 588Research Inquiry: Quantitative Methods 3
NURS 596 Theory and Science of Nursing II 3
NURS 800 (2 or more)2
Semester Credits11
Spring INURS 527Association, Group Difference, and Regression for Health Sciences (A)3
NURS 587 Inquiry: Qualitative Methods3
Elective3
NURS 800 (2 or more)2
Semester Credits11
Summer IINURS 589Psychometrics in Health Care Research 2
Electives (choose 6 credits)

NURS799 Dissertation Seminar (can be repeated for credit) (1);
NURS591 Mixed Methods for program Development, Implementation, & Evaluation (3); NURS 598 (Graded) or NURS 599 (Not graded) Independent Study (1-3)
6
Semester Credits8
Fall IINURS 528Multivariate Statistical Techniques for Health Sciences 3
Electives (choose 6 credits)

NURS592 Research Inquiry: Qualitative Methods II (2);
NURS565 Information MGMT. for Clinical Practice (3);
NURS521 Learning, Teaching & Evaluation in Nursing (3); (Fall odd years); NURS 598 (Graded) or NURS 599 (Not graded) Independent Study (1-3); NURS799 Dissertation Seminar (can be repeated for credit) (1)
6
NURS 800 (2 or more)2
Semester Credits11
Spring IINURS 585Faculty Role Seminar/Practicum (taught even years only)(3) 0
NURS 534Seminar: Grant Development and Critique3
Electives (choose 3 credits)

NURS 593 Preliminary Exam Seminar (1); NURS523 Educational Issues & Curriculum analysis (3) (Spring even years); NURS584 Healthcare Law, Policy, & Analysis (3); NURS529 Analytical Seminar for Health Sciences (3) 3
NURS 800 4
Semester Credits9-12
Summer III
NURS 800 Dissertation (optional)2
Semester Credits2
Fall III NURS 800 Dissertation4
Semester Credits4
Spring III NURS 585Faculty Role
Seminar (taught even years only)
(3) 0
NURS 800 Dissertation4
Semester Credits4-7
Course Work
Electives
Dissertation (NURS 800)
34
18
20
Total Credits72