About the PhD Program
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Do you want to pursue graduate education for a career as a clinical nurse scientist?
If so, the PhD program with a focus on Nursing will give you this education. The
BSN to PhD program is offered by The University of Texas Health Science Center at
San Antonio School of Nursing in San Antonio, Texas. The PhD degree is awarded
by the Graduate School
of Biomedical Sciences. Individuals with MSN degrees receive advanced placement
in the doctoral program.
The doctoral program is designed to prepare clinical nurse scientists with curriculum
content to include philosophy of science, research methods and techniques, nursing
theories, statistical methods, and specialist preparation in an area of clinical
nursing practice. The program prepares the student for a career as a clinical nurse
scientist who, through course selection and experiences, develops as a teacher and
disseminator of knowledge within professional, academic, and clinical arenas.
See Admission Critiera.